Genus "Candidatus Epulonipiscium"

Name: "Candidatus Epulonipiscium" corrig. Montgomery and Pollak 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’ L. masc. n. epulo -onis, a guest at a banquet; L. gen. masc. n. piscis, fish; N.L. neut. n. Epulonipiscium, banquet of fish

Gender: neuter (stem: Epulonipisci-)

Type species: "Candidatus Epulonipiscium fishelsonii" corrig. Montgomery and Pollak 1988

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Montgomery WL, Pollak PE. Epulopiscium fishelsoni n. g., n. sp., a protist of uncertain taxonomic affinities from the gut of a herbivorous reef fish. J Protozool 1988; 35:565-569.

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

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: 2

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Sannino DR, Arroyo FA, Pepe-Ranney C, Chen W, Volland JM, Elisabeth NH, Angert ER. The exceptional form and function of the giant bacterium Ca. Epulopiscium viviparus revolves around its sodium motive force. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2023; 120:e2306160120.

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Record number: 21919
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