Name: "Eoleptonema" Awramik et al. 1983

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. Êôs, dawn, early; Gr. masc. adj. leptos, thin, delicate; Gr. neut. n. nêma, thread; N.L. neut. n. Eoleptonema, with reference to geological age and narrow, threadlike habit

Gender: neuter (stem: Eoleptonemat-)

Type species: "Eoleptonema australicum" Awramik et al. 1983

Original publication: Awramik SM, Schopf JW, Walter MR. Filamentous fossil bacteria from the Archean of Western Australia. Precambrian Research 1983; 20:357-374.

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: [Bacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 25500
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