Genus Pyxidicoccus

Name: Pyxidicoccus corrig. Reichenbach 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. n. pyxis -idis, box, case, container; Gr. masc. n. kokkos, berry; N.L. masc. n. Pyxidicoccus, boxed coccus

Type species: Pyxidicoccus fallax corrig. Reichenbach 2007

Effective publication: Reichenbach H. Genus III. Pyxicoccus gen. 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. 1083-1084.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 115. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:893-897.

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: Myxococcaceae Jahn 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Reichenbach H. Genus III. Pyxicoccus gen. 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. 1083-1084.

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