Name: Pediococcus Claussen 1903 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Pe.di.o.coc.cus. Gr. neut. n. pedion, a plane surface; N.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Pediococcus, coccus growing in one plane

Gender: masculine (stem: Pediococc-)

Type species: Pediococcus damnosus Claussen 1903 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Claussen NH. Études sur les bactéries dites sarcines et sur les maladies qu'elles provoquent dans la bière. Compte Rendu des Travaux du Laboratoire de Carlsberg 1903; 6:64-83.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP, conserved name

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 11
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 15
Total number of child taxa: 18

Parent taxon: Lactobacillaceae Winslow et al. 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Zheng J, Wittouck S, Salvetti E, Franz CMAP, Harris HMB, Mattarelli P, O'Toole PW, Pot B, Vandamme P, Walter J, et al. A taxonomic note on the genus Lactobacillus: Description of 23 novel genera, emended description of the genus Lactobacillus Beijerinck 1901, and union of Lactobacillaceae and Leuconostocaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2782-2858.

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Record number: 516274
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