Name: Alloiococcus Aguirre and Collins 1992

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. adj. alloios, different; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Alloiococcus, different coccus, referring to the phylogenetic distinctiveness of the organism

Type species: Alloiococcus otitis Aguirre and Collins 1992

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Aguirre M, Collins MD. Phylogenetic analysis of Alloiococcus otitis gen. nov., sp. nov., an organism from human middle ear fluid. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:79-83.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 42, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:328-329.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Carnobacteriaceae Ludwig et al. 2010

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Family III. Carnobacteriaceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 549.

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