Genus "Candidatus Amoebophilus"

Name: "Candidatus Amoebophilus" Horn et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: A.moe’bo.phi.lus N.L. masc. n. Amoebophilus, pertaining to the obligate intracellular life style of the bacteria in free-living amoebae

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Candidatus Amoebophilus asiaticus" Horn et al. 2001

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Horn M, Harzenetter MD, Linner T, Schmid EN, Muller KD, Michel R, Wagner M. Members of the Cytophaga-Flavobacterium-Bacteroides phylum as intracellular bacteria of acanthamoebae: proposal of 'Candidatus Amoebophilus asiaticus'. Environ Microbiol 2001; 3:440-449.

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: [Bacteroidetes, not assigned to family]

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