Genus "Candidatus Obscuribacter"

Name: "Candidatus Obscuribacter" Soo et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Ob.scur.i.bac.ter. L. masc. adj. obscurus, dark; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; from Gr. neut. n. baktron, rod; N.L. masc. n. Obscuribacter, a bacterium found in the dark

Gender: masculine (stem: Obscuribacter-)

Type species: "Candidatus Obscuribacter phosphatis" Soo et al. 2014

Original publication: Soo RM, Skennerton CT, Sekiguchi Y, Imelfort M, Paech SJ, Dennis PG, Steen JA, Parks DH, Tyson GW, Hugenholtz P. An expanded genomic representation of the phylum cyanobacteria. Genome Biol Evol 2014; 6:1031-1045.

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: [Melainabacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 19162
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