|Etymology:||Genus name: Cocci (grains or berries) of the intestine. |
Species epithet: of the large intestine (cecum).
|Alternative Species Name(s):||Streptococcus cecorum|
|Type Strain:||A60 = ATCC 43198 = CCUG 27299 = NCTC 12421.|
||Small, round, greyish colonies producing α-hemolysis on blood agar.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
|Reference(s):||No. 157, 158, 159|
|New names of taxa within the classification category phylum|
During October 2021, an article was published by A. Oren och G.M. Garrity, in which new names are proposed for a number of taxa within the classification category phylum. This has resulted in many discussions in social media about whether it was really necessary to make these changes, which have created confusion among microbiologists and other professionals who come into contact with bacteriology.Published 2022-09-28. Read more...