Genus Streptococcus

Name: Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. streptos, pliant; N.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Streptococcus, pliant coccus

Gender: masculine (stem: Streptococc-)

Type species: Streptococcus pyogenes Rosenbach 1884 (Approved Lists 1980)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Rosenbach FJ. Microorganismen bei den Wund-Infections-Krankheiten des Menschen. J.F. Bergmann, Wiesbaden, 1884.

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

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 2


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 121
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 151
Total number of child taxa: 190

Parent taxon: Streptococcaceae Deibel and Seeley 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Deibel RH, Seeley Jr HW. Genus I. Streptococcus Rosenbach 1884, 22. In: Buchanan RE, Gibbons NE (eds), Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 8th ed., The Williams and Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1974, p. 490-515.

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Record number: 517118
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