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Genus Ornithinicoccus

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: 2
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).


 

Ornithinicoccus Groth et al. 1999, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Ornithinicoccus hortensis Groth et al. 1999.
Etymology: N.L. n. ornithinum, ornithine (an amino acid named after the Gr. n. ornithos, bird); N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Ornithinicoccus, a coccus with ornithine.
Valid publication: GROTH (I.), SCHUMANN (P.), MARTIN (K.), SCHUETZE (B.), AUGSTEN (K.), KRAMER (I.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Ornithinicoccus hortensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a soil actinomycete which contains L-ornithine. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1717-1724.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Ornithinicoccus Groth et al. 1999 emend. Zhang et al. 2016.
Reference: ZHANG, Y. G., WANG, H. F., YANG, L. L., GUO, J. W., XIAO, M., HUANG, M. J., NABIL HOZZEIN, W. and LI, W. J. 2016. Ornithinicoccus halotolerans sp. nov., and emended description of the genus Ornithinicoccus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1894-1899.
Original article.

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Ornithinicoccus halotolerans Zhang et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EGI 80423=CGMCC 1.14989=KCTC 39700.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KT734857.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: Gr. n. hals, salt; L. part. tolerans, tolerating; N.L. pres. part. halotolerans, referring to the ability to tolerate high salt concentrations.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: ZHANG, Y. G., WANG, H. F., YANG, L. L., GUO, J. W., XIAO, M., HUANG, M. J., NABIL HOZZEIN, W. and LI, W. J. 2016. Ornithinicoccus halotolerans sp. nov., and emended description of the genus Ornithinicoccus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1894-1899.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Ornithinicoccus hortensis Groth et al. 1999, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HKI 0125 = ATCC BAA-9 = CCUG 43142 = CIP 106364 = DSM 12335 = IFO (now NBRC) 16434 = JCM 11538.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y17869.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. hortensis, of or belonging to a garden, the place where the organism was isolated.
Valid publication: GROTH (I.), SCHUMANN (P.), MARTIN (K.), SCHUETZE (B.), AUGSTEN (K.), KRAMER (I.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Ornithinicoccus hortensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a soil actinomycete which contains L-ornithine. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1999, 49, 1717-1724.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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