Name: "Candidatus Epulonipiscioides" corrig. Ngugi et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: E.pu.lo.ni.pis.ci.o’i.des. N.L. neut. n. Epulonipiscium, a (Candidatus) bacterial genus name; L. adj. suff. -oides, resembling; from Gr. neut. adj. suff. -eides, that which is seen, form, shape, figure; N.L. neut. n. Epulonipiscioides, resembling Epulonipiscium

Gender: neuter

Type species: "Candidatus Epulonipiscioides gigas" corrig. Ngugi et al. 2017

Original publication: Ngugi DK, Miyake S, Cahill M, Vinu M, Hackmann TJ, Blom J, Tietbohl MD, Berumen ML, Stingl U. Genomic diversification of giant enteric symbionts reflects host dietary lifestyles. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2017; 114:E7592-E7601.

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: 2

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Ngugi DK, Miyake S, Cahill M, Vinu M, Hackmann TJ, Blom J, Tietbohl MD, Berumen ML, Stingl U. Genomic diversification of giant enteric symbionts reflects host dietary lifestyles. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2017; 114:E7592-E7601.

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Record number: 21922