Li G, Lai Q, Liu X, Sun F, Du Y, Li G, Shao Z. Maricoccus atlantica gen. nov. sp. nov., isolated from deep sea sediment of the Atlantic Ocean. [Erratum to: Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 104, 1073–1081]. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:439.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 157. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1455-1458.
Replaces the illegitimate genus name name in the effective publication, Maricoccus (sic), has been corrected by an erratum.
The name proposed in the paper could not be validated as it is a later homonym of the isopod genus name Maricoccus Poore, 1994. It was subsequently changed to Oceanococcus atlanticus in an erratum. Article in IJSEM Online.
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