Genus "Candidatus Babela"

Name: "Candidatus Babela" Cohen et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Ba.be’la. N.L. fem. n. Babela, name arbitrarily derived from Bête à Bernard La Scola, the bug of Bernard La Scola

Gender: feminine (stem: Babel-)

Type species: "Candidatus Babela massiliensis" Cohen et al. 2011

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Cohen G, Hoffart L, La Scola B, Raoult D, Drancourt M. Ameba-associated Keratitis, France. Emerg Infect Dis 2011; 17:1306-1308.

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: 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 Babelaceae" corrig. Yeoh et al. 2016

Assigned by: Yeoh YK, Sekiguchi Y, Parks DH, Hugenholtz P. Comparative Genomics of Candidate Phylum TM6 Suggests That Parasitism Is Widespread and Ancestral in This Lineage. Mol Biol Evol 2016; 33:915-927.

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Record number: 10220
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