Name: "Candidatus Combothrix" Levantesi et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Com’bo.thrix. Gr. masc. n. kombos, band, girth; Gr. fem. n. thrix, hair, thread; N.L. fem. n. Combothrix, a thread with knots

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Candidatus Combothrix italica" Levantesi et al. 2004

Original publication: Levantesi C, Beimfohr C, Geurkink B, Rossetti S, Thelen K, Krooneman J, Snaidr J, van der Waarde J, Tandoi V. Filamentous Alphaproteobacteria associated with bulking in industrial wastewater treatment plants. Syst Appl Microbiol 2004; 27:716-727.

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: [Alphaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 22241