Name: "Candidatus Hodgkinia" McCutcheon et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Hodg.ki’ni.a. N.L. fem. n. Hodgkinia, named after the biochemist Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Candidatus Hodgkinia cicadicola" McCutcheon et al. 2009

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: McCutcheon JP, McDonald BR, Moran NA. Origin of an alternative genetic code in the extremely small and GC-rich genome of a bacterial symbiont. PLoS Genet 2009; 5:e1000565.

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: 1

Parent taxon: [Alphaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 22250