Taxon DOI
Nystrand 1984
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)
Nystrand 1984
Ahmad et al. 2000
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Gibbons and Murray 2021
  Ludwig et al. 2010
  Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Nystrand 1984

The taxonomy from the rank of class and below is based upon currently published taxonomic opinion. For a complete taxonomy, refer to The Taxonomic Outline of Bacteria and Archaea, Release 7.7.
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Taxon Abstract for the genus Saccharococcus Nystrand 1984. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on April 23, 2009.


  1. Nystrand R. Saccharococcus thermophilus gen. nov., sp. nov. isolated from beet sugar extraction. Syst Appl Microbiol 1984; 5:204-219.
  2. Logan NA, De Vos P. Family I. Bacillaceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity G, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, Schleifer KH, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second Edition, Volume 3, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2009, p. 20.
  3. Ahmad S, Scopes RK, Rees GN, Patel BK. Saccharococcus caldoxylosilyticus sp. nov., an obligately thermophilic, xylose-utilizing, endospore-forming bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:517-523. [PubMed].