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Genus Terracoccus

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).


 

Terracoccus Prauser et al. 1997, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Terracoccus luteus Prauser et al. 1997.
Etymology: L. fem. n. terra, soil; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos), a grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Terracoccus, coccus isolated from soil.
Valid publication: PRAUSER (H.), SCHUMANN (P.), RAINEY (F.A.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Terracoccus luteus gen. nov., sp. nov., an LL-diaminopimelic acid-containing coccoid actinomycete from soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 1218-1224.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Terracoccus luteus Prauser et al. 1997, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 700812= CCUG 39186 = CIP 105511 = DSM 44267 = IFO (now NBRC) 16165 = IMET 7848 = JCM 10981.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: Y11928.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. luteus, yellow.
Valid publication: PRAUSER (H.), SCHUMANN (P.), RAINEY (F.A.), KROPPENSTEDT (R.M.) and STACKEBRANDT (E.): Terracoccus luteus gen. nov., sp. nov., an LL-diaminopimelic acid-containing coccoid actinomycete from soil. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 1218-1224.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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