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Genus Ponticoccus

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").

 

Ponticoccus Hwang and Cho 2008, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Ponticoccus litoralis Hwang and Cho 2008.
Etymology: L. n. pontus, the sea; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Ponticoccus, coccus from the sea.
Valid publication: HWANG (C.Y.) and CHO (B.C.): Ponticoccus litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium in the family Rhodobacteraceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1332-1338.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Ponticoccus lacteus Yang et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JL351=CGMCC 1.12986=JCM 30379.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: DQ104407.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. lacteus, milky.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: YANG, Y., SUN, J., TANG, K., LIN, D., LI, C. and LIN, Y. 2015. Ponticoccus lacteus sp. nov. of the family Rhodobacteraceae, isolated from surface seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 1247-1250.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Ponticoccus litoralis Hwang and Cho 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CL-GR66 = DSM 18986 = KCCM 90028.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF211829.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. litoralis, of the shore.
Valid publication: HWANG (C.Y.) and CHO (B.C.): Ponticoccus litoralis gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium in the family Rhodobacteraceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1332-1338.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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