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Genus Macrococcus

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: 7
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).


 

Macrococcus Kloos et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Macrococcus equipercicus Kloos et al. 1998.
Etymology: Gr. adj. makros, large; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos), a grain or berry; N.L. masc. n. Macrococcus, a large coccus.
Valid publication: KLOOS (W.E.), BALLARD (D.N.), GEORGE (C.G.), WEBSTER (J.A.), HUBNER (R.J.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), FIEDLER (F.) and SCHUBERT (K.): Delimiting the genus Staphylococcus through description of Macrococcus caseolyticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Macrococcus equipercicus sp. nov., Macrococcus bovicus sp. nov. and Macrococcus carouselicus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 859-877.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Macrococcus bovicus Kloos et al. 1998, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Kloos C2F4 = DD 4516 = ATCC 51825= CCUG 38365 = CIP 105714.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y15714.
Synonym: "Staphylococcus bovicus" Ballard et al. 1995.
Etymology: L. gen. n. bovis, of a cow; N.L. masc. adj. bovicus, pertaining to a bovine or cow, from which organism was first isolated.
Valid publication: KLOOS (W.E.), BALLARD (D.N.), GEORGE (C.G.), WEBSTER (J.A.), HUBNER (R.J.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), FIEDLER (F.) and SCHUBERT (K.): Delimiting the genus Staphylococcus through description of Macrococcus caseolyticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Macrococcus equipercicus sp. nov., Macrococcus bovicus sp. nov. and Macrococcus carouselicus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 859-877.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Macrococcus brunensis Mannerová et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCM 4811 = CCUG 47200 = LMG 21712.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY119686.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. brunensis, from Bruna, the Roman name of the city of Brno, Czech Republic, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: MANNEROVÁ (S.), PANTŮČEK (R.), DOŠKAŘ (J.), ŠVEC (P.), SNAUWAERT (C.), VANCANNEYT (M.), SWINGS (J.) and SEDLÁČEK (I.): Macrococcus brunensis sp. nov., Macrococcus hajekii sp. nov. and Macrococcus lamae sp. nov., from the skin of llamas. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1647-1654.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Macrococcus carouselicus Kloos et al. 1998, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DD 9348 = Kloos H8b16 = ATCC 51828= CCUG 38360 = CIP 105711.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y15713.
Synonym: "Staphylococcus carouselicus" Ballard et al. 1995.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. carouselicus, pertaining to carousel or merry-go-round, which has carousel horses.
Valid publication: KLOOS (W.E.), BALLARD (D.N.), GEORGE (C.G.), WEBSTER (J.A.), HUBNER (R.J.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), FIEDLER (F.) and SCHUBERT (K.): Delimiting the genus Staphylococcus through description of Macrococcus caseolyticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Macrococcus equipercicus sp. nov., Macrococcus bovicus sp. nov. and Macrococcus carouselicus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 859-877.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Macrococcus caseolyticus (Schleifer et al. 1982) Kloos et al. 1998, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DD 4508 = ATCC 13548= CCUG 15606 = CIP 100755 = DSM 20597.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: D83359.
Basonym: ¤ Staphylococcus caseolyticus (ex Evans 1916) Schleifer et al. 1982.
Other synonym: "Micrococcus caseolyticus" Evans 1916.
Etymology: L. n. caseus, cheese; N.L. masc. adj. lyticus (from. Gr. masc. adj. lutikos), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj. caseolyticus, casein-dissolving.
Valid publication: KLOOS (W.E.), BALLARD (D.N.), GEORGE (C.G.), WEBSTER (J.A.), HUBNER (R.J.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), FIEDLER (F.) and SCHUBERT (K.): Delimiting the genus Staphylococcus through description of Macrococcus caseolyticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Macrococcus equipercicus sp. nov., Macrococcus bovicus sp. nov. and Macrococcus carouselicus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 859-877.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 The authors also propose an amended description of the type strain.
2 In the abstract, the type strain DD 4508 is cited as TDD 4508.

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Macrococcus equipercicus Kloos et al. 1998, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DD 9350 = Kloos H8h3 = ATCC 51831= CCUG 38363 = CIP 105716.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y15712.
Synonym: "Staphylococcus equipercicus" Ballard et al. 1995.
Etymology: L. gen. n. equi, of horse; N.L. masc. adj. equipercicus, pertaining to a horse named Percy, from which this species was first isolated.
Valid publication: KLOOS (W.E.), BALLARD (D.N.), GEORGE (C.G.), WEBSTER (J.A.), HUBNER (R.J.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.), FIEDLER (F.) and SCHUBERT (K.): Delimiting the genus Staphylococcus through description of Macrococcus caseolyticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Macrococcus equipercicus sp. nov., Macrococcus bovicus sp. nov. and Macrococcus carouselicus sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 859-877.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Macrococcus hajekii Mannerová et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCM 4809 = CCUG 47201 = LMG 21711.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY119685.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. hajekii, of Hájek, named after Václav Hájek, a Czech microbial taxonomist.
Valid publication: MANNEROVÁ (S.), PANTŮČEK (R.), DOŠKAŘ (J.), ŠVEC (P.), SNAUWAERT (C.), VANCANNEYT (M.), SWINGS (J.) and SEDLÁČEK (I.): Macrococcus brunensis sp. nov., Macrococcus hajekii sp. nov. and Macrococcus lamae sp. nov., from the skin of llamas. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1647-1654.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Macrococcus lamae Mannerová et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCM 4815 = CCUG 47199 = LMG 21713.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY119687.
Etymology: N.L. fem. gen. n. lamae, of Lama, the zoological genus name of the llama.
Valid publication: MANNEROVÁ (S.), PANTŮČEK (R.), DOŠKAŘ (J.), ŠVEC (P.), SNAUWAERT (C.), VANCANNEYT (M.), SWINGS (J.) and SEDLÁČEK (I.): Macrococcus brunensis sp. nov., Macrococcus hajekii sp. nov. and Macrococcus lamae sp. nov., from the skin of llamas. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1647-1654.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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