Genus "Candidatus Nanosynsaccharibacterium"

Name: "Candidatus Nanosynsaccharibacterium" corrig. McLean et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Na.no.syn.sac.cha.ri.bac.te’ri.um. Gr. masc. n. nânos, a dwarf; Gr. prep. syn, together; N.L. neut. n. Saccharibacterium, generic name derived from the proposed Candidatus phylum Saccharibacteria; N.L. neut. n. Nanosynsaccharibacterium, a dwarf symbiotic member of the Candidatus phylum Saccharibacteria

Gender: neuter (stem: Nanosynsaccharibacteri-)

Original publication: McLean JS, Bor B, Kerns KA, Liu Q, To TT, Solden L, Hendrickson EL, Wrighton K, Shi W, He X. Acquisition and Adaptation of Ultra-small Parasitic Reduced Genome Bacteria to Mammalian Hosts. Cell Rep 2020; 32:107939.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 3. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5186.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: [Saccharibacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 28521
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