Name: "Candidatus Fokinia" Szokoli et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Fo.ki’ni.a. N.L. fem. n. Fokinia, in honor of Sergei I. Fokin

Gender: feminine (stem: Fokini-)

Type species: "Candidatus Fokinia crypta" corrig. Szokoli et al. 2016

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Szokoli F, Castelli M, Sabaneyeva E, Schrallhammer M, Krenek S, Doak TG, Berendonk TU, Petroni G. Disentangling the Taxonomy of Rickettsiales and Description of Two Novel Symbionts ("Candidatus Bealeia paramacronuclearis" and "Candidatus Fokinia cryptica") Sharing the Cytoplasm of the Ciliate Protist Paramecium biaurelia. Appl Environ Microbiol 2016; 82:7236-7247.

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: 3

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Midichloriaceae" Montagna et al. 2013

Assigned by: Szokoli F, Sabaneyeva E, Castelli M, Krenek S, Schrallhammer M, Soares CA, da Silva-Neto ID, Berendonk TU, Petroni G. "Candidatus Fokinia solitaria", a Novel "Stand-Alone" Symbiotic Lineage of Midichloriaceae (Rickettsiales). PLoS One 2016; 11:e0145743.

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Record number: 13313
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