Name: "Candidatus Megaera" corrig. Schrallhammer et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.gae’ra. N.L. fem. n. Megaera, ‘the jealous, envious one’, one of the furies (Erinyes) in Greek mythology; from Gr. fem. n. Megaira

Type species: "Candidatus Megaera polyxenophila" corrig. Schrallhammer et al. 2013

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Schrallhammer M, Ferrantini F, Vannini C, Galati S, Schweikert M, Gortz HD, Verni F, Petroni G. 'Candidatus Megaira polyxenophila' gen. nov., sp. nov.: considerations on evolutionary history, host range and shift of early divergent rickettsiae. PLoS One 2013; 8:e72581.

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: Rickettsiaceae Pinkerton 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Schrallhammer M, Ferrantini F, Vannini C, Galati S, Schweikert M, Gortz HD, Verni F, Petroni G. 'Candidatus Megaira polyxenophila' gen. nov., sp. nov.: considerations on evolutionary history, host range and shift of early divergent rickettsiae. PLoS One 2013; 8:e72581.

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Record number: 21948
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