Name: "Candidatus Doolittlea" Husnik and McCutcheon 2016
Proposed as: Candidatus
Doo.litt.le’a. N.L. fem. n. Doolittlea, named after W. Ford Doolittle, a Canadian evolutionary biologist
feminine (stem: Doolittle-)
"Candidatus Doolittlea endobia" Husnik and McCutcheon 2016
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
16S rRNA gene:
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.
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.
not validly published
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
[Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]
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