Name: "Candidatus Methanofastidiosum" Nobu et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’sum. N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; L. neut. adj. fastidiosum, highly critical; N.L. neut. n. Methanofastidiosum, referring to the nutritional fastidiousness of the organism, particularly on primary isolation

Gender: neuter (stem: Methanofastidios-)

Type species: "Candidatus Methanofastidiosum methylothiophilum" corrig. Nobu et al. 2016

Original publication: Nobu MK, Narihiro T, Kuroda K, Mei R, Liu WT. Chasing the elusive Euryarchaeota class WSA2: genomes reveal a uniquely fastidious methyl-reducing methanogen. ISME J 2016; 10:2478-2487.

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


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: [Methanofastidiosia, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 7957
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