Name: "Candidatus Argoarchaeum" Chen et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. argos, slow, unhurried; Gr. archaeon, an ancient life form; N.L. neut. n. Argoarchaeum

Gender: neuter

Type species: "Candidatus Argoarchaeum ethanivorans" Chen et al. 2019

Original publication: Chen SC, Musat N, Lechtenfeld OJ, Paschke H, Schmidt M, Said N, Popp D, Calabrese F, Stryhanyuk H, Jaekel U, et al. Anaerobic oxidation of ethane by archaea from a marine hydrocarbon seep. Nature 2019; 568:108-111.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 2. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4671.

Nomenclatural status: inaccurate spelling

Preferred name: "Candidatus Argarchaeum" corrig. Chen et al. 2019


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: [Methanosarcinales, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 7924
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