Name: "Candidatus Phosphitivorax" Figueroa et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Phos.phi.ti.vo.rax. N.L. masc. n. Phosphitivorax, “voracious phosphite consumer”; N.L. n. phosphitis, phosphite; L. adj. vorax, voracious

Gender: masculine (stem: Phosphitivorac-)

Type species: "Candidatus Phosphitivorax anaerolimi" Figueroa et al. 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Figueroa IA, Barnum TP, Somasekhar PY, Carlstrom CI, Engelbrektson AL, Coates JD. Metagenomics-guided analysis of microbial chemolithoautotrophic phosphite oxidation yields evidence of a seventh natural CO2 fixation pathway. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2018; 115:E92-E101.

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: [Deltaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 12877
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