Name: "Candidatus Nanopusillus" Wurch et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’lus. Gr. masc. n. nânos, a dwarf; L. masc. adj. pusillus, very small; N.L. masc. n. Nanopusillus, a very small member of the Nanoarchaeota

Gender: masculine (stem: Nanopusill-)

Type species: "Candidatus Nanopusillus acidilobi" Wurch et al. 2016

Original publication: Wurch L, Giannone RJ, Belisle BS, Swift C, Utturkar S, Hettich RL, Reysenbach AL, Podar M. Genomics-informed isolation and characterization of a symbiotic Nanoarchaeota system from a terrestrial geothermal environment. Nat Commun 2016; 7:12115.

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: 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: 22269
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