Genus "Candidatus Alkanophaga"

Name: "Candidatus Alkanophaga" Zehnle et al. 2023

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: N.L. alkano, alkane; Gr. fem. adj. suff. -phagos, eating; N.L. fem. n. Alkanophaga, alkane eater

Gender: feminine (stem: Alkanophag-)

Original publication: Zehnle H, Laso-Perez R, Lipp J, Riedel D, Benito Merino D, Teske A, Wegener G. Candidatus Alkanophaga archaea from Guaymas Basin hydrothermal vent sediment oxidize petroleum alkanes. Nat Microbiol 2023; 8:1199-1212.

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: 2

Parent taxon: [Alkanophagales, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 38467
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