Name: "Candidatus Magnetomorum" Wenter et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’ L. gen. masc. n. magnetis, magnetic; L. neut. n. morum, mulberry; N.L. neut. n. Magnetomorum, relates to the magnetotactic behaviour and the conspicuous mulberry-like multicellular organization of the magnetotactic prokaryote

Gender: neuter (stem: Magnetomor-)

Type species: "Candidatus Magnetomorum litorale" Wenter et al. 2009

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Wenter R, Wanner G, Schuler D, Overmann J. Ultrastructure, tactic behaviour and potential for sulfate reduction of a novel multicellular magnetotactic prokaryote from North Sea sediments. Environ Microbiol 2009; 11:1493-1505.

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: 5

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Magnetomoraceae" Waite et al. 2020

Assigned by: Waite DW, Chuvochina M, Pelikan C, Parks DH, Yilmaz P, Wagner M, Loy A, Naganuma T, Nakai R, Whitman WB, et al. Proposal to reclassify the proteobacterial classes Deltaproteobacteria and Oligoflexia, and the phylum Thermodesulfobacteria into four phyla reflecting major functional capabilities. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5972-6016.

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Record number: 20347
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