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Croceicoccus

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Domain  Bacteria
Class  Alphaproteobacteria
Family  Erythrobacteraceae
Phylum  "Proteobacteria"
Order  Sphingomonadales
Rank  Genus
Similar  Sphingomonadaceae, Novosphingobium, Sphingobium, Alphaproteobacteria, Microbacterium

Croceicoccus is a genus in the phylum Proteobacteria (Bacteria).

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Etymology

The name Croceicoccus derives from:
Latin adjective croceus, yellow, golden; New Latin masculine gender noun coccus (from Greek masculine gender noun kokkos (κόκκος)), grain or berry; New Latin masculine gender noun Croceicoccus, yellow coccus, referring to a yellow coccoid-shaped bacterium.

Species

The genus contains a single species, namely C. marinus ( Xu et al. 2009, (Type species of the genus).; Latin masculine gender adjective marinus, of or belonging to the sea, marine.)

References

Croceicoccus Wikipedia


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