Class "Candidatus Zetaproteobacteria"

Name: "Candidatus Zetaproteobacteria" Emerson et al. 2007

Category: Class

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. zêta, name of sixth letter of Greek alphabet (indeclinable); N.L. masc. n. Mariprofundus, type genus of the family (Emerson et al. 2007); N.L. fem. pl. n. Mariprofundaceae, the type family (sic) of the type order of the class (Moreira et al. 2014); N.L. neut. pl. n. Zetaproteobacteria, the class of the order Mariprofundales (sic) (name not formed from name of nomenclatural type)

Gender: neuter

Type order: "Candidatus Mariprofundales" Emerson et al. 2007

Original publication: Emerson D, Rentz JA, Lilburn TG, Davis RE, Aldrich H, Chan C, Moyer CL. A novel lineage of proteobacteria involved in formation of marine Fe-oxidizing microbial mat communities. PLoS One 2007; 2:e667.

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: inaccurate spelling

Taxonomic status: misspelling (and no standing)

Preferred name: "Candidatus Mariprofundia" corrig. Emerson et al. 2007

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Record number: 80
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