Genus "Candidatus Doolittlea"

Name: "Candidatus Doolittlea" Husnik and McCutcheon 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Doo.litt.le’a. N.L. fem. n. Doolittlea, named after W. Ford Doolittle, a Canadian evolutionary biologist

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Candidatus Doolittlea endobia" Husnik and McCutcheon 2016

Original publication: Husnik F, McCutcheon JP. Repeated replacement of an intrabacterial symbiont in the tripartite nested mealybug symbiosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016; 113:E5416-E5424.

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: [Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 22243