Genus "Candidatus Navis"

Name: "Candidatus Navis" Schuster and Bright 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: L. fem. n. Navis, refers to the morphology of the symbiont, rod-shaped with pointed ends, similar to a boat

Type species: "Candidatus Navis piranensis" Schuster and Bright 2016

Original publication: Schuster L, Bright M. A Novel Colonial Ciliate Zoothamnium ignavum sp. nov. (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea) and Its Ectosymbiont Candidatus Navis piranensis gen. nov., sp. nov. from Shallow-Water Wood Falls. PLoS One 2016; 11:e0162834.

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: orthographic variant

Correct name: "Candidatus Navoides" corrig. Schuster and Bright 2016

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: [Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 471