Name: "Candidatus Azobacteroides" Hongoh et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: A.zo.bac.te.ro’i.des. N.L. neut. n. azotum, nitrogen; from French masc. n. azote, nitrogen; from Gr. pref. a-, not (inseparable prefix); from Gr. fem. n. zôê, life; from N.Gr. fem. n. azôê, not sustaining life; N.L. masc. n. Bacteroides, a bacterial genus; N.L. masc. n. Azobacteroides, a nitrogen (fixing) Bacteroides

Gender: masculine (stem: Azobacteroid-)

Type species: "Candidatus Azobacteroides pseudotrichonymphae" Hongoh et al. 2008

Original publication: Hongoh Y, Sharma VK, Prakash T, Noda S, Toh H, Taylor TD, Kudo T, Sakaki Y, Toyoda A, Hattori M, et al. Genome of an endosymbiont coupling N2 fixation to cellulolysis within protist cells in termite gut. Science 2008; 322:1108-1109.

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: [Bacteroidales, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 21134
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