Genus "Candidatus Methanodesulfokora"

Name: "Candidatus Methanodesulfokora" corrig. McKay et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.tha.no.de.sul.fo.ko’ra. N.L. neut. n. methanum, methane; N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; L. prep. de, from; N.L. pref. sulfo-, pertaining to sulfur; Gr. fem. n. korê, young woman, the previously selected root for the phylum name Korarchaeota; N.L. fem. n. Methanodesulfokora, a methane- and sulfur metabolizing member of the Korarchaeota

Gender: feminine (stem: Methanodesulfokor-)

Type species: "Candidatus Methanodesulfokora washburnensis" corrig. McKay et al. 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: McKay LJ, Dlakic M, Fields MW, Delmont TO, Eren AM, Jay ZJ, Klingelsmith KB, Rusch DB, Inskeep WP. Co-occurring genomic capacity for anaerobic methane and dissimilatory sulfur metabolisms discovered in the Korarchaeota. Nat Microbiol 2019; 4:614-622.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 2. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4671.

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: [Korarchaeota, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 11487
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