Name DOI
Junge et al. 1998
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Junge et al. 1998
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
T (= = =)
Proper Form
Planococcus mcmeekinii Junge et al. 1998
Nomenclatural History
The species Planococcus mcmeekinii was originally described by Junge et al. 1998. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 67 in 1998. In 2001, Yoon et al. established as the basonym of (Junge et al. 1998) Yoon et al. 2001 .

Gupta and Patel 2019 effectively reverse the placement of this species into Planomicrobium by Yoon et al. 2001.
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This information was last reviewed on March 13, 2020.


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  2. List Editor. Validation List no. 67. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1083-1084.
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