Planococcus

Scanning electron micrographs and plated colonies of Planococcus maritimus, from Yang et al. (2018).

Belongs within: Bacilli.

Planococcus is a genus of motile cocci or short rods.

<==Planococcus
    |  i. s.: P. rifietoensis Romano, Giordano et al. 2003VP [=P. rifietensis (l. c.)]IJSEM03
    |--+--+--*P. citreus Kocur et al. 1970YW03
    |  |  `--P. maritimus Yoon, Weiss et al. 2003YW03
    |  `--+--P. antarcticusYW03
    |     `--P. kocurii Hao & Kamagata 1985YW03
    `--+--P. alkanoclasticus Engelhardt, Daly et al. 2001VP YW03, JC08
       `--PlanomicrobiumYW03
            |--+--P. koreenseYW03
            |  `--‘Planococcus’ psychrophilusYW03
            `--+--P. mcmeekinii (Junge et al. 1998) Yoon et al. 2001YW03, JC08 [=Planococcus mcmeekiniiYW03]
               `--P. okeanokoites (ZoBell & Uphan 1944) Yoon et al. 2001YW03, JC08 [=Planococcus okeanokoitesYW03]

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[IJSEM03] IJSEM. 2003. Validation list no. 94: Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSEM. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 1701–1702.

[JC08] Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. 2008. Status of strains that contravene Rules 27 (3) and 30 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria. Opinion 81. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 58: 1755–1763.

[YW03] Yoon, J.-H., N. Weiss, K. H. Kang, T.-K. Oh & Y.-H. Park. 2003. Planococcus maritimus sp. nov., isolated from sea water of a tidal flat in Korea. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 2013–2017.

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