Name: "Candidatus Magnispira" corrig. Snaidr et al. 1999

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Mag.ni.spi’ra. L. masc. adj. magnus, big; Gr. fem. n. speîra, a spiral, coil; N.L. fem. n. Magnispira, a large coil

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Candidatus Magnispira bakii" corrig. Snaidr et al. 1999

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Snaidr J, Fuchs B, Wallner G, Wagner M, Schleifer KH, Amann R. Phylogeny and in situ identification of a morphologically conspicuous bacterium, Candidatus Magnospira bakii, present at very low frequency in activated sludge. Environ Microbiol 1999; 1:125-135.

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

Subdivision:

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: 21938