Name: "Candidatus Nitrotheca" Spieck et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Ni.tro.the’ca. L. neut. n. nitrum, nitrate; L. fem. n. theca, capsule; N.L. fem. n. Nitrotheca, a nitrate forming organism with a capsule

Gender: feminine (stem: Nitrothec-)

Type species: "Candidatus Nitrotheca patiens" Spieck et al. 2020

Original publication: Spieck E, Spohn M, Wendt K, Bock E, Shively J, Frank J, Indenbirken D, Alawi M, Lucker S, Hupeden J. Extremophilic nitrite-oxidizing Chloroflexi from Yellowstone hot springs. ISME J 2020; 14:364-379.

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

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: [Chloroflexota, not assigned to family]

Assigned by: Oren A, Garrity GM. Valid publication of the names of forty-two phyla of prokaryotes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5056.

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Record number: 28503
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