Genus Rubricoccus

Name: Rubricoccus Park et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. ruber, reddish; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a berry; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos; N.L. masc. n. Rubricoccus, reddish coccus

Type species: Rubricoccus marinus Park et al. 2011

Valid publication: Park S, Yoshizawa S, Kogure K, Yokota A. Rubricoccus marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., of the family 'Rhodothermaceae', isolated from seawater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2069-2072.

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: Rubricoccaceae Munoz et al. 2016

Assigned by: Munoz R, Rossello-Mora R, Amann R. Revised phylogeny of Bacteroidetes and proposal of sixteen new taxa and two new combinations including Rhodothermaeota phyl. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2016; 39:281-296.

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