Name: "Candidatus Merdicola" Gilroy et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Mer.di’co.la. L. fem. n. merda, dung; L. masc./fem. n. suff. -cola, inhabitant of; N.L. fem. n. Merdicola, a microbe associated with faeces

Gender: feminine (stem: Merdicol-)

Type species: "Candidatus Merdicola faecigallinarum" Gilroy et al. 2021

Original publication: Gilroy R, Ravi A, Getino M, Pursley I, Horton DL, Alikhan NF, Baker D, Gharbi K, Hall N, Watson M, et al. Extensive microbial diversity within the chicken gut microbiome revealed by metagenomics and culture. PeerJ 2021; 9:e10941.

IJSEM list: Oren A. Candidatus list no. 4. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5545.

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: [Clostridia, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 30468
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