Name: Conexivisphaera Kato et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Co.ne.xi.vi.sphae’ra L. masc. adj. conexivus, connective; Gr. fem. n. [σφαῖρα] sphaîra, a sphere; N.L. fem. n. Conexivisphaera, the connective sphere implying the spherical organism serving the link between the ammonia-oxidizing Thaumarchaeota and Crenarchaeota

Gender: feminine

Type species: Conexivisphaera calida Kato et al. 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kato S, Ohnishi M, Nagamori M, Yuki M, Takashina T, Ohkuma M, Itoh T. Conexivisphaera calida gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic sulfur- and iron-reducing archaeon, and proposal of Conexivisphaeraceae fam. nov., Conexivisphaerales ord. nov., and Conexivisphaeria class. nov. in the phylum Thaumarchaeota. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4595.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 71, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4725.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Thermoproteaceae Zillig and Stetter 1982

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Record number: 10365