Genus "Candidatus Izemoplasma"

Name: "Candidatus Izemoplasma" corrig. Skennerton et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: I.ze.mo.plas’ma. Gr. neut. n. hizêma, a settling down, sediment; Gr. neut. n. plasma, anything formed or moulded, image, figure; N.L. neut. n. Izemoplasma, a form from sediment

Gender: neuter (stem: Izemoplasmat-)

Original publication: Skennerton CT, Haroon MF, Briegel A, Shi J, Jensen GJ, Tyson GW, Orphan VJ. Phylogenomic analysis of Candidatus 'Izimaplasma' species: free-living representatives from a Tenericutes clade found in methane seeps. ISME J 2016; 10:2679-2692.

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

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Izemoplasmataceae" corrig. Zheng et al. 2021

Assigned by: Zheng R, Liu R, Shan Y, Cai R, Liu G, Sun C. Characterization of the first cultured free-living representative of Candidatus Izemoplasma uncovers its unique biology. ISME J 2021; 15:2676-2691.

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Record number: 22254
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