Genus "Kuafucaenimonas"

Name: "Kuafucaenimonas" Li et al. 2023

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Kua’’nas. Chinese masc. n. Kuafu, sun-chasing giant, Prometheus-like god in Chinese mythology; L. neut. n. caenum, mud, sludge; L. fem. n. monas, a monad; N.L. fem. n. Kuafucaenimonas, a microbe found in sludge environments associated with phototrophy

Gender: feminine (stem: Kuafucaenimonad-)

Original publication: Li L, Huang D, Hu Y, Rudling NM, Canniffe DP, Wang F, Wang Y. Globally distributed Myxococcota with photosynthesis gene clusters illuminate the origin and evolution of a potentially chimeric lifestyle. Nat Commun 2023; 14:6450.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)

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Record number: 50722
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