Name DOI
Prakash et al. 2017
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Prakash et al. 2017
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
Prakash et al. 2017
Proper Form
Auricoccus Prakash et al. 2017
Nomenclatural History
The genus Auricoccus was originally proposed and validly published by Prakash et al. 2017.

Dobritsa and Samadpour 2020 incorrectly assert that this genus is illegitimate due to a heterotypic synonym of its type species.
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This information was last reviewed on November 30, 2020.


  1. Dobritsa AP, Samadpour M. Unification of Abyssicoccus albus Jiang et al. 2016 and Auricoccus indicus Prakash et al. 2017 and the status of the genus Auricoccus Prakash et al. 2017. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5969-5971. [PubMed].
  2. Prakash O, Muduli S, Kumar R, Kumari C, Nimonkar Y, Shouche YS, Sharma R. Description of Auricoccucs indicus gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from skin of human ear. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1212-1218. [PubMed].