Name: "Candidatus Hodgkinia" McCutcheon et al. 2009
Proposed as: Candidatus
Hodg.ki’ni.a. N.L. fem. n. Hodgkinia, named after the biochemist Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
feminine (stem: Hodgkini-)
"Candidatus Hodgkinia cicadicola" McCutcheon et al. 2009
Conduct genome-based taxonomy of genus at TYGS
16S rRNA gene:
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.
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.
not validly published
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Hodkinia".
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
[Alphaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]
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