Name: "Candidatus Thermofontia" corrig. Ward et al. 2018

Category: Class

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’ti.a. Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; L. masc. n. fons (gen. fontis), a spring; N.L. fem. n. Thermofontia, organisms from hot springs

Gender: feminine

Original publication: Ward LM, Hemp J, Shih PM, McGlynn SE, Fischer WW. Evolution of Phototrophy in the Chloroflexi Phylum Driven by Horizontal Gene Transfer. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:260.

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

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)


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: Chloroflexota Garrity and Holt 2021

Assigned by: Oren A, Garrity GM. Valid publication of the names of forty-two phyla of prokaryotes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5056.

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Record number: 14035
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