Name: "Candidatus Nitrosotalea" Lehtovirta-Morley et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’le.a. L. masc. adj. nitrosus, full of natron, here intended to mean nitrous; N.L. pref. nitroso-, pertaining to nitrite (in compound words); L. fem. n. talea, a slender staff, rod, stick; N.L. fem. n. Nitrosotalea, a nitrous slender rod

Gender: feminine (stem: Nitrosotale-)

Type species: "Candidatus Nitrosotalea devaniterrae" corrig. Lehtovirta-Morley et al. 2011

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Lehtovirta-Morley LE, Stoecker K, Vilcinskas A, Prosser JI, Nicol GW. Cultivation of an obligate acidophilic ammonia oxidizer from a nitrifying acid soil. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2011; 108:15892-15897.

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

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)


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: 5

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Nitrosotaleaceae" Prosser and Nicol 2016

Assigned by: Prosser JI, Nicol GW. Candidatus Nitrosotaleaceae. In: Anonymous NN (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria., John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2016, p. 1-55.

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Record number: 21802
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