Name: Catellicoccus Lawson et al. 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ca.tel’li.coc’cus L. fem. n. catella, small chain; M.L. masc. n. coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, berry; N.L. masc. n. Catellicoccus, coccus forming small chains

Type species: Catellicoccus marimammalium Lawson et al. 2006

Valid publication: Lawson PA, Collins MD, Falsen E, Foster G. Catellicoccus marimammalium gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Gram-positive, catalase-negative, coccus-shaped bacterium from porpoise and grey seal. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:429-432.

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: Enterococcaceae Ludwig et al. 2010

Assigned by: Killer J, Svec P, Sedlacek I, Cernohlavkova J, Benada O, Hroncova Z, Havlik J, Vlkova E, Rada V, Kopecny J, et al. Vagococcus entomophilus sp. nov., from the digestive tract of a wasp (Vespula vulgaris). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:731-737.

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