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Genus Kytococcus

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: 3
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).


 

Kytococcus Stackebrandt et al. 1995, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Kytococcus sedentarius (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Stackebrandt et al. 1995.
Etymology: Gr. neut. n. kytos, skin (sic); N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Kytococcus, a coccus from skin.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), KOCH (C.), GVOZDIAK (O.) and SCHUMANN (P.): Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 682-692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Kytococcus aerolatus Kämpfer et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 02-St-019/1 = CCM 7639 = CCUG 57578 = DSM 22179 = JCM 17971.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FM992368.
Etymology: Gr. n. aer, air; L. part. adj. latus -a -um, carried; N.L. masc. adj. aerolatus, airborne.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 130. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2647-2648.
Effective publication: KÄMPFER (P.), MARTIN (K.), SCHÄFER (J.), and SCHUMANN (P.): Kytococcus aerolatus sp. nov., isolated from indoor air in a room colonized with moulds. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2009, 32, 301-305.
Validation List no. 130 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The accession number CCUG 57578 has been provided at the time of request for valid publication of the name.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 130 (footnote ||). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2647-2648.
Validation List no. 130 in IJSEM Online

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Kytococcus schroeteri Becker et al. 2002, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Muenster 2000 = CCM 4918 = DSM 13884 = JCM 12136.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ297722.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. schroeteri, of Schroeter, honouring Joseph Schroeter, a German microbiologist.
Valid publication: BECKER (K.), SCHUMANN (P.), WÜLLENWEBER (J.), SCHULTE (M.), WEIL (H.P.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), PETERS (G.) and von EIFF (C.): Kytococcus schroeteri sp. nov., a novel Gram-positive actinobacterium isolated from a human clinical source. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1609-1614.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Kytococcus sedentarius (ZoBell and Upham 1944) Stackebrandt et al. 1995, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 14392= CCM 314 = CCUG 33030 = CIP 81.72 = DSM 20547 = IFO (now NBRC) 15357 = JCM 11482 = LMG 14228 = NCTC 11040 = VKM B-1316.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP001686 (complete genome).
Basonym: ¤ Micrococcus sedentarius ZoBell and Upham 1944 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. masc. adj. sedentarius, of or belonging to sitting, sitting, sedentary.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), KOCH (C.), GVOZDIAK (O.) and SCHUMANN (P.): Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 682-692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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