Name: "Candidatus Micropelagius" corrig. Jimenez-Infante et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Mi.cro.pe.la’gi.us. Gr. masc. adj. mikros, small; Gr. masc. adj. pelagios, of the sea; N.L. masc. n. Micropelagius, a small cell from the pelagic zone

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Candidatus Micropelagius thuwalensis" corrig. Jimenez-Infante et al. 2014

Original publication: Jimenez-Infante F, Ngugi DK, Alam I, Rashid M, Baalawi W, Kamau AA, Bajic VB, Stingl U. Genomic differentiation among two strains of the PS1 clade isolated from geographically separated marine habitats. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2014; 89:181-197.

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: [Alphaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 21971