Name: "Candidatus Medusoplasma" Viver et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.du.so.plas’ma. Gr. fem. n. Medusa, a Gorgon in Greek mythology; N.L. fem. n. medusa, jellyfish; Gr. neut. n. plasma, anything formed or moulded, image, figure; N.L. neut. n. Medusoplasma, a shape living in jellyfish

Gender: neuter (stem: Medusoplasmat-)

Type species: "Candidatus Medusoplasma marinum" Viver et al. 2017

Original publication: Viver T, Orellana LH, Hatt JK, Urdiain M, Diaz S, Richter M, Anton J, Avian M, Amann R, Konstantinidis KT, et al. The low diverse gastric microbiome of the jellyfish Cotylorhiza tuberculata is dominated by four novel taxa. Environ Microbiol 2017; 19:3039-3058.

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: 2

Parent taxon: Chlamydiaceae Rake 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Viver T, Orellana LH, Hatt JK, Urdiain M, Diaz S, Richter M, Anton J, Avian M, Amann R, Konstantinidis KT, et al. The low diverse gastric microbiome of the jellyfish Cotylorhiza tuberculata is dominated by four novel taxa. Environ Microbiol 2017; 19:3039-3058.

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Record number: 21788
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