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Genus Granulicoccus

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Granulicoccus Maszenan et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Granulicoccus phenolivorans Maszenan et al. 2007.
Etymology: L. neut. n. granulum, a small grain; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Granulicoccus, a coccus from (sludge) granules (referring to the isolation source).
Valid publication: MASZENAN (A.M.), JIANG (H.L.), TAY (J.H.), SCHUMANN (P.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and TAY (S.T.L.): Granulicoccus phenolivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-positive, phenol-degrading coccus isolated from phenol-degrading aerobic granules. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 730-737.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Granulicoccus phenolivorans Maszenan et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PG-02 = ATCC BAA-1292 = DSM 17626 = JCM 15570.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY566575.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. phenol -olis, phenol; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring, consuming; N.L. part. adj. phenolivorans, consuming phenol.
Valid publication: MASZENAN (A.M.), JIANG (H.L.), TAY (J.H.), SCHUMANN (P.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and TAY (S.T.L.): Granulicoccus phenolivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gram-positive, phenol-degrading coccus isolated from phenol-degrading aerobic granules. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 730-737.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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