Name: "Candidatus Phycosocius" Tanabe et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Phy.co.so’ci.us. Gr. neut. n. phŷkos, seaweed; L. masc. adj. socius, companion; N.L. masc. n. Phycosocius, companion of seaweed

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Candidatus Phycosocius bacilliformis" Tanabe et al. 2015

Original publication: Tanabe Y, Okazaki Y, Yoshida M, Matsuura H, Kai A, Shiratori T, Ishida K, Nakano S, Watanabe MM. A novel alphaproteobacterial ectosymbiont promotes the growth of the hydrocarbon-rich green alga Botryococcus braunii. Sci Rep 2015; 5:10467.

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: [Alphaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 21811