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Genus Phycicoccus

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: 8
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).


 

Phycicoccus Lee 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Phycicoccus jejuensis Lee 2006.
Etymology: L. n. phycos (from Gr. n. phukos), seaweed; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. n. kokkos) a grain or berry; N.L. masc. n. Phycicoccus, coccus from seaweed.
Valid publication: LEE (S.D.): Phycicoccus jejuensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from seaweed. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2369-2373.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Another new genus and new species have been described in the ¤ Intrasporangiaceae (¤ Kribbia and ¤ Kribbia dieselivorans), with the same diagnostic diamino acid, after the paper by Lee 2006 was accepted for publication (see JUNG (S.Y.), KIM (H.S.), SONG (J.J.), LEE (S.G.), OH (T.K.) and YOON (J.H.): Kribbia dieselivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Intrasporangiaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2427-2432).

Phycicoccus Lee 2006 emend. Zhang et al. 2011.
Type species: ¤ Phycicoccus jejuensis Lee 2006.
Etymology: L. n. phycos (from Gr. n. phukos), seaweed; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. n. kokkos) a grain or berry; N.L. masc. n. Phycicoccus, coccus from seaweed.
Reference: ZHANG (J.Y.), LIU (X.Y.) and LIU (S.J.): Phycicoccus cremeus sp. nov., isolated from forest soil, and emended description of the genus Phycicoccus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 71-75.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phycicoccus aerophilus Weon et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 5516T-20 = DSM 18548 = JCM 16378 = KACC 20658.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF493847.
Etymology: Gr. n. aer aeros, air; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. aerophilus, air-loving.
Valid publication: WEON (H.Y.), YOO (S.H.), KIM (B.Y.), SCHUMANN (P.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.), HONG (S.K.) and KWON (S.W.): Phycicoccus aerophilus sp. nov., isolated from air. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2389-2392.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phycicoccus badiiscoriae Lee 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Sco-B23 = KACC 15111 = KCTC 19807 = NBRC 107918.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FN386744.
Etymology: L. adj. badius, brown; L. gen. n. scoriae, of scoria (volcanic ash); N.L. gen. n. badiiscoriae, of brown-coloured scoria (volcanic ash), referring to the sample from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: LEE (S.D.): Phycicoccus badiiscoriae sp. nov., a novel actinomycete isolated from scoria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 989-994.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phycicoccus bigeumensis Dastager et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MSL-03 = DSM 19264 = JCM 16023 = KCTC 19266.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF466128.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. bigeumensis, of or pertaining to Bigeum Island, Korea, from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: DASTAGER (S.G.), LEE (J.C.), JU (Y.J.), PARK (D.J.) and KIM (C.J.): Phycicoccus bigeumensis sp. nov., a mesophilic actinobacterium isolated from Bigeum Island, Korea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2425-2428.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phycicoccus cremeus Zhang et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) V2M29 = CGMCC 1.6963 = JCM 17739 = NBRC 104261.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ529696.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. cremeus, cream–white.
Valid publication: ZHANG (J.Y.), LIU (X.Y.) and LIU (S.J.): Phycicoccus cremeus sp. nov., isolated from forest soil, and emended description of the genus Phycicoccus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 71-75.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phycicoccus dokdonensis Yoon et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DS-8 = CCUG 54521 = KCTC 19248.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF555583.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. dokdonensis, of or belonging to Dokdo, Korea, from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: YOON (J.H.), LEE (S.Y.), KANG (S.J.) and OH (T.K.): Phycicoccus dokdonensis sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 597-600.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phycicoccus endophyticus Liu et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IP6SC6=DSM 100020=CGMCC 4.7300.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KT327645.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: Gr. pref. endo, within; Gr. n. phyton, plant; L. masc. suff. -icus, adjectivalsuff. used, with the sense of belonging to; N.L. masc. adj. endophyticus, within plant, endophytic, pertaining to the isolation from plant tissues.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: LIU, S. W., XU, M., TUO, L., LI, X. J., HU, L., CHEN, L., LI, R. F. and SUN, C. H. 2016. Phycicoccus endophyticus sp. nov., an endophytic actinobacterium isolated from Bruguiera gymnorhiza. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 1105-1111.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phycicoccus ginsengisoli Kang et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DCY87=KCTC 39635=JCM 31016.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF915798.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Etymology: N.L. n. ginsengum, ginseng; L. n. solum, soil; N.L. gen. n. ginsengisoli, of soil of a ginseng, the source of the organism.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: KANG, J. P., KIM, Y. J., NGUYEN, N. L., HOANG, V. A., FARH, M. E., JOO, S. C., QUAN, L. H. and YANG, D. C. 2016. Phycicoccus ginsengisoli sp. nov., isolated from cultivated ginseng soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 5320-5327.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phycicoccus ginsenosidimutans Wang et al. 2011, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BXN5-13 = DSM 21006 = KCTC 19419 = LMG 24462.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU332824.
Etymology: N.L. n. ginsenosidum, ginsenoside; L. part. adj. mutans, transforming, converting; N.L. part. adj. ginsenosidimutans, ginsenoside-converting.
Valid publication: WANG (L.), AN (D.S.), JIN (F.X.), LEE (S.T.), IM (W.T.) and BAE (H.M.): Phycicoccus ginsenosidimutans sp. nov., isolated from soil of a ginseng field. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 524-528.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Phycicoccus jejuensis Lee 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KSW2-15 = JCM 15616 = KCCM 42315 = NRRL B-24460.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ345443.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. jejuensis, of or belonging to Jeju, Republic of Korea, the site at which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: LEE (S.D.): Phycicoccus jejuensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an actinomycete isolated from seaweed. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2369-2373.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Another new genus and new species have been described in the ¤ Intrasporangiaceae (¤ Kribbia and ¤ Kribbia dieselivorans), with the same diagnostic diamino acid, after the paper by Lee 2006 was accepted for publication (see JUNG (S.Y.), KIM (H.S.), SONG (J.J.), LEE (S.G.), OH (T.K.) and YOON (J.H.): Kribbia dieselivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Intrasporangiaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 2427-2432).

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Phycicoccus soli Singh et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) THG-a14=KACC 17892=JCM 19837.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KF999706.
Etymology: L. gen. n. soli, of soil, the source of the type strain.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: SINGH, H., WON, K., NGO, H. T., DU, J., KOOK, M. and YI, T. H. 2015. Phycicoccus soli sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 2351-2356.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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