Name: "Candidatus Planktophila" Jezbera et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Plank.to’phi.la. Gr. masc. adj. planktos, wandering; N.L. fem. adj. suff. -phila, loving; from Gr. fem. adj. philê, loving; N.L. fem. n. Planktophila, a plankton-loving organism

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Candidatus Planktophila limnetica" Jezbera et al. 2009

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Jezbera J, Sharma AK, Brandt U, Doolittle WF, Hahn MW. 'Candidatus Planktophila limnetica', an actinobacterium representing one of the most numerically important taxa in freshwater bacterioplankton. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2864-2869.

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: 6

Parent taxon: [Actinomycetales, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 21813