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Genus Roseococcus

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).


 

Roseococcus Yurkov et al. 1994, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Roseococcus thiosulfatophilus Yurkov et al. 1994.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Rsc. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: L. adj. roseus, rose, pink; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Roseococcus, pink spherical bacterium..
Valid publication: YURKOV (V.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), HOLMES (A.), FUERST (J.A.), HUGENHOLTZ (P.), GOLECKI (J.), GAD'ON (N.), GORLENKO (V.M.), KOMPANTSEVA (E.I.) and DREWS (G.): Phylogenetic positions of novel aerobic, bacteriochlorophyll a-containing bacteria and description of Roseococcus thiosulfatophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., Erythromicrobium ramosum gen. nov., sp. nov., and Erythrobacter litoralis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 427-434.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Roseococcus suduntuyensis Boldareva et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: strain SHET = DSM 19979 = VKM B-2453.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU012448.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. suduntuyensis, pertaining to Suduntuy, discovered near the Suduntuy (or Suduntui) settlement (Chita oblast).
Valid publication: Validation List no. 127. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 923-925 [BOLDAREVA (E.N.), TOUROVA (T.P.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.), MOSKALENKO (A.A.), MAKHNEVA (Z.K.) and GORLENKO (V.M.): Roseococcus suduntuyensis sp. nov., a new aerobic bacteriochlorophyll a-containing bacterium isolated from a low-mineralized soda lake of Eastern Siberia. Microbiology, 2009, 78, 92-101 (English translation of Mikrobiologiya, 2009, 78, 106-116).]
Validation List no. 127 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Roseococcus thiosulfatophilus Yurkov et al. 1994, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RB3 = ATCC 700004= DSM 8511.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X72908.
Etymology: N.L. n. thiosulfas -atis, thiosulfate; N.L. masc. adj. philus (from Gr. masc. adj. philos), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. thiosulfatophilus, thiosulfate liking.
Valid publication: YURKOV (V.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), HOLMES (A.), FUERST (J.A.), HUGENHOLTZ (P.), GOLECKI (J.), GAD'ON (N.), GORLENKO (V.M.), KOMPANTSEVA (E.I.) and DREWS (G.): Phylogenetic positions of novel aerobic, bacteriochlorophyll a-containing bacteria and description of Roseococcus thiosulfatophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., Erythromicrobium ramosum gen. nov., sp. nov., and Erythrobacter litoralis sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1994, 44, 427-434.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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