Name: "Candidatus Nitrosopelagicus" Santoro et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’gi.cus. L. masc. adj. nitrosus, full of natron, here intended to mean nitrous; N.L. pref. nitroso-, pertaining to nitrite; L. neut. n. pelagus, the sea; N.L. masc. n. Nitrosopelagicus, a marine nitrous organism

Gender: masculine (stem: Nitrosopelagic-)

Type species: "Candidatus Nitrosopelagicus brevis" Santoro et al. 2015

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Santoro AE, Dupont CL, Richter RA, Craig MT, Carini P, McIlvin MR, Yang Y, Orsi WD, Moran DM, Saito MA. Genomic and proteomic characterization of "Candidatus Nitrosopelagicus brevis": an ammonia-oxidizing archaeon from the open ocean. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015; 112:1173-1178.

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: [Nitrososphaerota, not assigned to family]

Assigned by: Parte AC, Sarda Carbasse J, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Reimer LC, Goker M. List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5607-5612.

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Record number: 21801
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