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.

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

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: "Candidatus Amoebophilaceae" Santos-Garcia et al. 2014

Assigned by: Santos-Garcia D, Rollat-Farnier PA, Beitia F, Zchori-Fein E, Vavre F, Mouton L, Moya A, Latorre A, Silva FJ. The genome of Cardinium cBtQ1 provides insights into genome reduction, symbiont motility, and its settlement in Bemisia tabaci. Genome Biol Evol 2014; 6:1013-1030.

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Record number: 349