Name: "Candidatus Ovibacter" corrig. Fenchel and Thar 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: O.vi.bac’ter. L. neut. n. ovum, egg; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Ovibacter, an egg-, shaped bacterium

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Candidatus Ovibacter propellens" corrig. Fenchel and Thar 2004

Original publication: Fenchel T, Thar R. "Candidatus Ovobacter propellens": a large conspicuous prokaryote with an unusual motility behaviour. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2004; 48:231-238.

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: [Bacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 21949