Name: Nesterenkonia Stackebrandt et al. 1995

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ne.ste.ren.ko’ni.a N.L. fem. n. Nesterenkonia, honoring Olga Nesterenko, a Ukrainian microbiologist

Type species: Nesterenkonia halobia (Onishi and Kamekura 1972) Stackebrandt et al. 1995

Valid publication: Stackebrandt E, Koch C, Gvozdiak O, Schumann P. Taxonomic dissection of the genus Micrococcus: Kocuria gen. nov., Nesterenkonia gen. nov., Kytococcus gen. nov., Dermacoccus gen. nov., and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995; 45:682-692.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 21
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 21
Total number of child taxa: 21

Parent taxon: Micrococcaceae Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

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