Name: "Candidatus Methanofastidiosia" corrig. Nobu et al. 2016

Category: Class

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.tha.no.fas.ti.di.o’si.a. N.L. neut. n. Methanofastidiosum, a bacterial genus; N.L. neut. n. suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Methanofastidiosia, the Methanofastidiosum class

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: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

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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Record number: 21975