Name: "Candidatus Nanoclepta" St John et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Na.no.clep’ta Gr. masc. n. nanos, dwarf; Gr. masc. n. [κλέπτης] kleptês, thief; N.L. masc. n. Nanoclepta, a small thief, a small organism that steals from its host

Type species: "Candidatus Nanoclepta minutus" St John et al. 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: St John E, Liu Y, Podar M, Stott MB, Meneghin J, Chen Z, Lagutin K, Mitchell K, Reysenbach AL. A new symbiotic nanoarchaeote (Candidatus Nanoclepta minutus) and its host (Zestosphaera tikiterensis gen. nov., sp. nov.) from a New Zealand hot spring. Syst Appl Microbiol 2019; 42:94-106.

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: Desulfurococcaceae Zillig and Stetter 1983

Assigned by: St John E, Liu Y, Podar M, Stott MB, Meneghin J, Chen Z, Lagutin K, Mitchell K, Reysenbach AL. A new symbiotic nanoarchaeote (Candidatus Nanoclepta minutus) and its host (Zestosphaera tikiterensis gen. nov., sp. nov.) from a New Zealand hot spring. Syst Appl Microbiol 2019; 42:94-106.

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Record number: 11525