Genus "Candidatus Cavanaughia"

Name: "Candidatus Cavanaughia" Russell et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’i.a. N.L. fem. n. Cavanaughia, named after Prof. Colleen Cavanaugh who was one of the first to discover chemosynthetic symbiosis and worked on Solemya velum throughout her career and contributed significant knowledge to the field about its biology

Gender: feminine (stem: Cavanaughi-)

Type species: "Candidatus Cavanaughia solemyae" corrig. Russell et al. 2020

Original publication: Russell SL, Pepper-Tunick E, Svedberg J, Byrne A, Ruelas Castillo J, Vollmers C, Beinart RA, Corbett-Detig R. Horizontal transmission and recombination maintain forever young bacterial symbiont genomes. PLoS Genet 2020; 16:e1008935.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 3. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5186.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)


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: [Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 28493
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