Name DOI
Xu et al. 2017
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Xu et al. 2017
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
Xu et al. 2017
Proper Form
Pistricoccus Xu et al. 2017
Nomenclatural History
The genus Pistricoccus was originally proposed by Xu et al. 2016. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 175 in 2017.
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This information was last reviewed on March 31, 2017.


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  2. Oren A, Garrity G. Validation List No. 175. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1095-1098.