Name: "Candidatus Atelocyanobacterium" Thompson et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: A.te.lo.cy.a.no.bac.te’ri.um. Gr. neut. adj. ateles, without end, incomplete; N.L. neut. n. cyanobacterium, a type of phototrophic prokaryote; N.L. neut. n. Atelocyanobacterium, an incomplete cyanobacterium

Gender: neuter

Original publication: Thompson AW, Foster RA, Krupke A, Carter BJ, Musat N, Vaulot D, Kuypers MM, Zehr JP. Unicellular cyanobacterium symbiotic with a single-celled eukaryotic alga. Science 2012; 337:1546-1550.

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: 2

Parent taxon: [Cyanophyceae, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 22235