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Genus Saccharococcus

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).


 

Saccharococcus Nystrand 1984, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Saccharococcus thermophilus Nystrand 1984.
Etymology: Gr. n. sakchâr, sugar; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. Saccharococcus, the sugar coccus, a coccus isolated from beet sugar extraction.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 16. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 503-504.
Effective publication: NYSTRAND (R.): Saccharococcus thermophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from beet sugar extraction. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 5, 204-219.
Validation List no. 16 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Saccharococcus caldoxylosilyticus Ahmad et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) S1812 = ATCC 700356= DSM 12041.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF067651.
Etymology: L. adj. caldus, hot; N.L. neut. n. xylosum, xylose; N.L. adj. lyticus -a -um (from Gr. adj. lutikos -ê -on), able to loosen, able to dissolve; N.L. masc. adj. caldoxylosilyticus, hot and xylose-degrading.
Valid publication: AHMAD (S.), SCOPES (R.K.), REES (G.N.) and PATEL (B.K.C.): Saccharococcus caldoxylosilyticus sp. nov., an obligately thermophilic, xylose-utilizing, endospore-forming bacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 517-523.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Ahmad et al. 2000, the type strain DSM 12041 is cited as DSM 97-987.

¤ Geobacillus caldoxylosilyticus (Ahmad et al. 2000) Fortina et al. 2001, comb. nov.

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Saccharococcus thermophilus Nystrand 1984, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 657 = ATCC 43125= CCM 3586 = DSM 4749.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: L09227.
Etymology: Gr. n. thermê, heat; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. thermophillus, heat-loving.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 16. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 503-504.
Effective publication: NYSTRAND (R.): Saccharococcus thermophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from beet sugar extraction. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 5, 204-219.
Validation List no. 16 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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