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Genus Morococcus

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").

 

Morococcus Long et al. 1981, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Morococcus cerebrosus Long et al. 1981.
Etymology: L. n. morum, mulberry; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Morococcus, the mulberry coccus.
Valid publication: LONG (P.A.), SLY (L.I.), PHAM (A.V.) and DAVIS (G.H.G.): Characterization of Morococcus cerebrosus gen. nov., sp. nov. and comparison with Neisseria mucosa. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 294-301.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Morococcus cerebrosus Long et al. 1981, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) UQM 858 = ATCC 33486= CIP 81.93 = NCTC 11393.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN175352.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. cerebrosus, having a madness of the brain, hare-brained, hotbrained, passionate; intended to mean pertaining to the brain, the original source of isolation of this organism.
Valid publication: LONG (P.A.), SLY (L.I.), PHAM (A.V.) and DAVIS (G.H.G.): Characterization of Morococcus cerebrosus gen. nov., sp. nov. and comparison with Neisseria mucosa. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1981, 31, 294-301.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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