Name: "Candidatus Karelsulcia" corrig. Moran et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Ka.rel.sul’ci.a. N.L. fem. n. Karelsulcia, named after Vytváření Karel Šulc, a Moravian embryologist at University of Brno who, while studying cicadas in 1909, was one of the first biologists to recognize the bacteriome of an insect as an organ containing micro-organisms

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Candidatus Karelsulcia muelleri" corrig. Moran et al. 2005

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Moran NA, Tran P, Gerardo NM. Symbiosis and insect diversification: an ancient symbiont of sap-feeding insects from the bacterial phylum Bacteroidetes. Appl Environ Microbiol 2005; 71:8802-8810.

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


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: [Bacteroidetes, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 21934