Genus "Candidatus Ovatibacter"

Name: "Candidatus Ovatibacter" corrig. Dirren and Posch 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: O.va.ti.bac’ter. L. masc. perf. part. ovatus, egg-shaped; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Ovatibacter, an egg-shaped rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Candidatus Ovatibacter antiquus" corrig. Dirren and Posch 2016

Original publication: Dirren S, Posch T. Promiscuous and specific bacterial symbiont acquisition in the amoeboid genus Nuclearia (Opisthokonta). FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2016; 92:0.

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

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: [Gammaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 21951