Name: "Candidatus Desulfopertinax" Jungbluth et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’ti.nax. L. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur (S); N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating, used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing prokaryote (in compound words); L. adj. pertinax, tenacious; N.L. masc. n. Desulfopertinax, a tenacious sulfate-reducing bacterium

Gender: masculine (stem: Desulfopertinac-)

Type species: "Candidatus Desulfopertinax cowenii" Jungbluth et al. 2017

Original publication: Jungbluth SP, Glavina Del Rio T, Tringe SG, Stepanauskas R, Rappe MS. Genomic comparisons of a bacterial lineage that inhabits both marine and terrestrial deep subsurface systems. PeerJ 2017; 5:e3134.

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: 1

Parent taxon: [Bacillota, not assigned to family]

Assigned by: Parte AC, Sarda Carbasse J, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Reimer LC, Goker M. List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5607-5612.

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Record number: 28474
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