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Genus Pelagicoccus

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).


 

Pelagicoccus Yoon et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Pelagicoccus mobilis Yoon et al. 2007.
Etymology: L. n. pelagus, the open sea, the ocean; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos), berry; N.L. masc. n. Pelagicoccus, referring to a coccoid-shaped bacterium isolated from the sea.
Valid publication: YOON (J.), YASUMOTO-HIROSE (M.), MATSUO (Y.), NOZAWA (M.), MATSUDA (S.), KASAI (H.) and YOKOTA (A.): Pelagicoccus mobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., Pelagicoccus albus sp. nov. and Pelagicoccus litoralis sp. nov., three novel members of subdivision 4 within the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia', isolated from seawater by in situ cultivation. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1377-1385.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pelagicoccus albus Yoon et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YM14-201 = IAM 15421 = JCM 23202 = KCTC 13124 = MBIC08272.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB286016.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. albus, white, referring to the dull-white colour of colonies.
Valid publication: YOON (J.), YASUMOTO-HIROSE (M.), MATSUO (Y.), NOZAWA (M.), MATSUDA (S.), KASAI (H.) and YOKOTA (A.): Pelagicoccus mobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., Pelagicoccus albus sp. nov. and Pelagicoccus litoralis sp. nov., three novel members of subdivision 4 within the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia', isolated from seawater by in situ cultivation. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1377-1385.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pelagicoccus croceus Yoon et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) N5FB36-5 = KCTC 12903 = MBIC08283.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB297922.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. croceus, saffron-coloured, yellow, golden, referring to the pale-yellow colour of colonies.
Valid publication: YOON (J.), OKU (N.), MATSUDA (S.), KASAI (H.) and YOKOTA (A.): Pelagicoccus croceus sp. nov., a novel marine member of the family Puniceicoccaceae within the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia' isolated from seagrass. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2874-2880.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Yoon et al. 2007, the type strain MBIC08283 is erroneously cited as MBIC08282.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010 60, 718.
Erratum in IJSEM Online

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Pelagicoccus litoralis Yoon et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) H-MN57 = IAM 15423 = JCM 23204 = KCTC 13125 = MBIC08273 = NBRC 103622.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB286017.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. litoralis, pertaining to the coast.
Valid publication: YOON (J.), YASUMOTO-HIROSE (M.), MATSUO (Y.), NOZAWA (M.), MATSUDA (S.), KASAI (H.) and YOKOTA (A.): Pelagicoccus mobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., Pelagicoccus albus sp. nov. and Pelagicoccus litoralis sp. nov., three novel members of subdivision 4 within the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia', isolated from seawater by in situ cultivation. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1377-1385.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Pelagicoccus mobilis Yoon et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 02PA-Ca-133 = IAM 15422 = JCM 23203 = KCTC 13126 = MBIC08004.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB286015.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. mobilis, movable, mobile, referring to the ability to move by means of flagella.
Valid publication: YOON (J.), YASUMOTO-HIROSE (M.), MATSUO (Y.), NOZAWA (M.), MATSUDA (S.), KASAI (H.) and YOKOTA (A.): Pelagicoccus mobilis gen. nov., sp. nov., Pelagicoccus albus sp. nov. and Pelagicoccus litoralis sp. nov., three novel members of subdivision 4 within the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia', isolated from seawater by in situ cultivation. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1377-1385.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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