Genus Amaricoccus

Name: Amaricoccus Maszenan et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. amara, trench, conduit, channel, here, a sewage duct; M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Amaricoccus, spherical cells from sewage ducts

Type species: Amaricoccus kaplicensis Maszenan et al. 1997

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Maszenan AM, Seviour RJ, Patel BK, Rees GN, McDougall BM. Amaricoccus gen. nov., a gram-negative coccus occurring in regular packages or tetrads, isolated from activated sludge biomass, and descriptions of Amaricoccus veronensis sp. nov., Amaricoccus tamworthensis sp. nov., Amaricoccus macauensis sp. nov., and Amaricoccus kaplicensis sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:727-734.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 3 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:1275-1276.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Rhodobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 161.

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