Name: "Candidatus Epulopiscium" Montgomery and Pollak 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Epulopiscium, From the Latin “epulo, ” guest at a banquet, and “piscium, ” of a fish

Type species: "Candidatus Epulopiscium fishelsoni" Montgomery and Pollak 1988

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: orthographic variant

Correct name: "Candidatus Epulonipiscium" corrig. Montgomery and Pollak 1988


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: 249