Genus "Candidatus Izimaplasma"

Name: "Candidatus Izimaplasma" Skennerton et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Gr. Izima, sediment; Gr. neut. n. [πλάσμα] plasma, formed or molded, refers to the lack of cell wall; N.L. neut. n. Izimaplasma

Gender: neuter

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.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: [Tenericutes, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 12864