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Genus Puniceicoccus

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").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Puniceicoccus Choo et al. 2007, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Puniceicoccales Choo et al. 2007; type genus of the family ¤ Puniceicoccaceae Choo et al. 2007).
Type species: ¤ Puniceicoccus vermicola Choo et al. 2007.
Etymology: L. adj. puniceus, pinkish red; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos), a berry; N.L. masc. n. Puniceicoccus, a pinkish-red-coloured coccus.
Valid publication: CHOO (Y.J.), LEE (K.), SONG (J.) and CHO (J.C.): Puniceicoccus vermicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium, and description of Puniceicoccaceae fam. nov., Puniceicoccales ord. nov., Opitutaceae fam. nov., Opitutales ord. nov. and Opitutae classis nov. in the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia'. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 532-537.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Puniceicoccus vermicola Choo et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IMCC1545 = JCM 14086 = KCCM 42343 = NBRC 101964.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ539046.
Etymology: L. n. vermis, worm; L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), inhabitant; N.L. n. vermicola, inhabitant of worms.
Valid publication: CHOO (Y.J.), LEE (K.), SONG (J.) and CHO (J.C.): Puniceicoccus vermicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium, and description of Puniceicoccaceae fam. nov., Puniceicoccales ord. nov., Opitutaceae fam. nov., Opitutales ord. nov. and Opitutae classis nov. in the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia'. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 532-537.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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