Name: "Candidatus Aurora" Grettenberger et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Au’ro.ra. L. fem. n. Aurora, the goddess of the dawn in Roman mythology, referring to the organism preference for inhabiting high latitude locations with low light

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Candidatus Aurora vandensis" Grettenberger et al. 2020

Original publication: Grettenberger CL, Sumner DY, Wall K, Brown CT, Eisen JA, Mackey TJ, Hawes I, Jospin G, Jungblut AD. A phylogenetically novel cyanobacterium most closely related to Gloeobacter. ISME J 2020; 14:2142-2152.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published


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: [Cyanophyceae, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 23187