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Genus Luteococcus

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: 4
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).


 

Luteococcus Tamura et al. 1994, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Luteococcus japonicus Tamura et al. 1994.
Etymology: L. adj. luteus, yellow; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Luteococcus, yellow coccus.
Valid publication: TAMURA (T.), TAKEUCHI (M.) and YOKOTA (A.): Luteococcus japonicus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new gram-positive coccus with LL-diaminopimelic acid in the cell wall. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 348-356.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Luteococcus Tamura et al. 1994 emend. Collins et al. 2000.
Type species: ¤ Luteococcus japonicus Tamura et al. 1994.
Etymology: L. adj. luteus, yellow; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Luteococcus, yellow coccus.
Reference: COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), NIKOLAITCHOUK (N.) and FALSEN (E.): Luteococcus peritonei sp. nov., isolated from the human peritoneum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 179-181.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Luteococcus japonicus Tamura et al. 1994, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 51526= CCUG 38731 = CIP 104067 = DSM 10546 = IFO (now NBRC) 12422 = JCM 9415 = VKM Ac-1951.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D85487.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. japonicus, of or pertaining to Japan, where the organisms were isolated.
Valid publication: TAMURA (T.), TAKEUCHI (M.) and YOKOTA (A.): Luteococcus japonicus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new gram-positive coccus with LL-diaminopimelic acid in the cell wall. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 348-356.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Luteococcus peritonei Collins et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC BAA-60 = CCUG 38120 = CIP 106441 = JCM 11685.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ132334.
Etymology: L. n. peritoneum, the membrane enclosing the intestines contained in the abdomen, the peritoneum; L. gen. neut. n. peritonei, of the peritoneum.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), LAWSON (P.A.), NIKOLAITCHOUK (N.) and FALSEN (E.): Luteococcus peritonei sp. nov., isolated from the human peritoneum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 179-181.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Luteococcus sanguinis Collins et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCUG 33897 = CIP 107216 = JCM 12371.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ416758.
Etymology: L. gen. n. sanguinis, of blood.
Valid publication: COLLINS (M.D.), HUTSON (R.A.), NIKOLAITCHOUK (N.), NYBERG (A.) and FALSEN (E.): Luteococcus sanguinis sp. nov., isolated from human blood. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1889-1891.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Luteococcus sediminum Fan et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) XH208=DSM 27277=JCM 19259.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC986353.
Etymology: L. gen. pl. n. sediminum, of sediments, pertaining to source of isolation.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: FAN, X., ZHANG, Z., LI, Z. and ZHANG, X.-H. 2014. Luteococcus sediminum sp. nov., isolated from deep subseafloor sediment of the South Pacific Gyre. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 2522-2527.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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