Genus "Candidatus Caldatribacterium"

Name: "Candidatus Caldatribacterium" Dodsworth et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Cald.atri.bac.te’ri.um. L. masc. adj. caldus, hot; L. adj. ater -tra -trum, black; N.L. neut. n. bacterium, rod or staff; N.L. neut. n. Caldatribacterium, refers to a rod-shaped bacterium from a hot environment, where ‘black’ or ‘dark’ references both microbial ‘dark matter’ and the dark, anaerobic environments where the lineage is found

Gender: neuter

Original publication: Dodsworth JA, Blainey PC, Murugapiran SK, Swingley WD, Ross CA, Tringe SG, Chain PS, Scholz MB, Lo CC, Raymond J, et al. Single-cell and metagenomic analyses indicate a fermentative and saccharolytic lifestyle for members of the OP9 lineage. Nat Commun 2013; 4:1854.

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: [Atribacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 19167