Name: "Candidatus Nucleicoccus" corrig. Sato et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Nu.cle.i.coc’cus. L. masc. n. nucleus, a little nut and in biology, a nucleus; N.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Nucleicoccus, a coccus of the nucleus

Gender: masculine (stem: Nucleicocc-)

Type species: "Candidatus Nucleicoccus trichonymphae" corrig. Sato et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Sato T, Kuwahara H, Fujita K, Noda S, Kihara K, Yamada A, Ohkuma M, Hongoh Y. Intranuclear verrucomicrobial symbionts and evidence of lateral gene transfer to the host protist in the termite gut. ISME J 2014; 8:1008-1019.

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: 2

Parent taxon: [Verrucomicrobiota, 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: 21891
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