Name: "Candidatus Aegiribacteria" Hamilton et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Aegiribacteria, after the Norse God of the Sea, Aegir, a renowned undersea brewer, reflecting its presumed fermentative metabolism

Gender: neuter

Original publication: Hamilton TL, Bovee RJ, Sattin SR, Mohr W, Gilhooly WP, Lyons TW, Pearson A, Macalady JL. Carbon and Sulfur Cycling below the Chemocline in a Meromictic Lake and the Identification of a Novel Taxonomic Lineage in the FCB Superphylum, Candidatus Aegiribacteria. Front Microbiol 2016; 7:598.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: [Bacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 10630