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Genus Marinococcus

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: 6
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).


 

Marinococcus Hao et al. 1985, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Marinococcus halophilus (Novitsky and Kushner 1976) Hao et al. 1985.
Etymology: L. adj. marinus, marine; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. n. kokkos), a grain or berry; N.L. masc. n. Marinococcus, marine coccus.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 19. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 535.
Effective publication: HAO (M.V.), KOCUR (M.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Marinococcus gen. nov., a new genus for motile cocci with meso-diaminopimelic acid in the cell wall; and Marinococcus albus sp. nov. and Marinococcus halophilus (Novitsky and Kushner) comb. nov. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 30, 449-459.
Validation List no. 19 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Marinococcus Hao et al. 1985 emend. Wang et al. 2009.

Type species: ¤ Marinococcus halophilus (Novitsky and Kushner 1976) Hao et al. 1985.
Etymology: L. adj. marinus, marine; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. n. kokkos), a grain or berry; N.L. masc. n. Marinococcus, marine coccus.
Valid publication: WANG (Y.), CAO (L.L.), TANG (S.K.), LOU (K.), MAO (P.H.), JIN (X.), JIANG (C.L.), XU (L.H.) and LI (W.J.): Marinococcus luteus sp. nov., a halotolerant bacterium isolated from a salt lake, and emended description of the genus Marinococcus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2875-2879.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Marinococcus albus Hao et al. 1985, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HK 733 = ATCC 49811= CCM 3517 = CIP 104820 = DSM 20748 = IAM 12845 = JCM 2574 = LMG 17430 = NBRC 102360 = VKM Ac-1949.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X90834.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. albus, white.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 19. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 535.
Effective publication: HAO (M.V.), KOCUR (M.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Marinococcus gen. nov., a new genus for motile cocci with meso-diaminopimelic acid in the cell wall; and Marinococcus albus sp. nov. and Marinococcus halophilus (Novitsky and Kushner) comb. nov. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 30, 449-459.
Validation List no. 19 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

¤ Salimicrobium album (Hao et al. 1985) Yoon et al. 2007, comb. nov.

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Marinococcus halophilus (Novitsky and Kushner 1976) Hao et al. 1985, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 27964= HK 718 = ATCC 27964= CCM 2706 = CIP 104819 = DSM 20408 = IAM 12844 = JCM 2479 = LMG 17439 = NBRC 102359 = VKM Ac-1985.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X90835.
Basonym: ¤ Planococcus halophilus Novitsky and Kushner 1976 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. halophilus, salt-loving.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 19. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1985, 35, 535.
Effective publication: HAO (M.V.), KOCUR (M.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Marinococcus gen. nov., a new genus for motile cocci with meso-diaminopimelic acid in the cell wall; and Marinococcus albus sp. nov. and Marinococcus halophilus (Novitsky and Kushner) comb. nov. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 30, 449-459.
Validation List no. 19 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Marinococcus halotolerans Li et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 70157 = DSM 16375 = KCTC 19045.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY817493.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. part. adj. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. part. adj. halotolerans, salt-tolerating, referring to the ability of the organism to tolerate high salt concentrations.
Valid publication: LI (W.J.), SCHUMANN (P.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), CHEN (G.Z.), TIAN (X.P.), XU (L.H.), STACKEBRANDT (E.) and JIANG (C.L.): Marinococcus halotolerans sp. nov., isolated from Qinghai, north-west China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1801-1804.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Marinococcus hispanicus Marquez et al. 1990, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) J-82 = ATCC 49259= CCM 4148 = CCUG 43288 = CIP 104760 = DSM 5352.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY028927.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. hispanicus, Spanish.
Valid publication: MARQUEZ (M.C.), VENTOSA (A.) and RUIZ-BERRAQUERO (F.): Marinococcus hispanicus, a new species of moderately halophilic gram-positive cocci. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1990, 40, 165-169.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Salinicoccus hispanicus (Marquez et al. 1990) Ventosa et al. 1993, comb. nov.

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Marinococcus luteus Wang et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 91094 = CCTCC AA 208014 = KCTC 13214.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ214659.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. luteus, orange, referring to the colour of the colonies of the type strain.
Valid publication: WANG (Y.), CAO (L.L.), TANG (S.K.), LOU (K.), MAO (P.H.), JIN (X.), JIANG (C.L.), XU (L.H.) and LI (W.J.): Marinococcus luteus sp. nov., a halotolerant bacterium isolated from a salt lake, and emended description of the genus Marinococcus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2875-2879.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Marinococcus tarijensis BALDERRAMA et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SR-1=LMG 26930=CECT 8130.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JQ413413.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. tarijensis, of or belonging to Tarija, Bolivia, the city where the bacterium was isolated.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: BALDERRAMA-SUBIETA, A., GUZMÁN, D., MINEGISHI, H., ECHIGO, A., SHIMANE, Y., HATADA, Y. and QUILLAGUAMáN, J. 2013. Marinococcus tarijensis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt mine. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 3319-3323.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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