Name: "Candidatus Methanofastidiosa" Nobu et al. 2016

Category: Class

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.tha.no.fas.tid.i.o’sa. N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; L. fem. adj. fastidiosa, highly critical, referring to the nutritional fastidiousness of the organism, particularly on primary isolation; N.L. neut. pl. n. Methanofastidiosa

Gender: neuter

Original publication: Nobu MK, Narihiro T, Kuroda K, Mei R, Liu WT. Chasing the elusive Euryarchaeota class WSA2: genomes reveal a uniquely fastidious methyl-reducing methanogen. ISME J 2016; 10:2478-2487.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Candidatus list no. 1. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042.

Nomenclatural status: orthographic variant

Correct name: "Candidatus Methanofastidiosia" corrig. Nobu et al. 2016

Parent taxon: "Euryarchaeota" Garrity and Holt 2001

Assigned by: Nobu MK, Narihiro T, Kuroda K, Mei R, Liu WT. Chasing the elusive Euryarchaeota class WSA2: genomes reveal a uniquely fastidious methyl-reducing methanogen. ISME J 2016; 10:2478-2487.

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