Name: Tetragenococcus Collins et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. tetra-, four (in compound words); Gr. suff. -genes, producing or forming; from Gr. ind. v. gennaô, to produce; N.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Tetragenococcus, tetrad arrangement of cocci

Gender: masculine (stem: Tetragenococc-)

Type species: Tetragenococcus halophilus (Mees 1934) Collins et al. 1993

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Collins MD, Williams AM, Wallbanks S. The phylogeny of Aerococcus and Pediococcus as determined by 16S rRNA sequence analysis: description of Tetragenococcus gen. nov. FEMS Microbiol Lett 1990; 58:255-262.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 44. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:188-189.

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: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Enterococcaceae Ludwig et al. 2010

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Family IV. Enterococcaceae 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. 594.

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