Name: Salinicoccus Ventosa et al. 1990

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. salinus, saline; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a grain or berry; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos; N.L. masc. n. Salinicoccus, saline coccus

Type species: Salinicoccus roseus Ventosa et al. 1990

Effective publication: Ventosa A, Marquez MC, Ruiz-Berraquero F, Kocur M. Salinicoccus roseus gen. nov., sp. nov., a new moderately halophilic gram-positive coccus. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1990; 13:29-33.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 34. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:320-321.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 17
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 17
Total number of child taxa: 19

Parent taxon: Staphylococcaceae Schleifer and Bell 2010

Assigned by: Schleifer K-H, Bell JA. Family VIII. Staphylococcaceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 392.

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