Name: "Candidatus Pleuronema" corrig. Couradeau et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Pleu.ro.ne’ma. Gr. fem. n. pleura, side of the body, rib; Gr. neut. n. nêma, a thread; N.L. neut. n. Pleuronema, probably named because its affiliation with the order Pleurocapsales

Gender: neuter (stem: Pleuronemat-)

Original publication: Couradeau E, Roush D, Guida BS, Garcia-Pichel F. Diversity and mineral substrate preference in endolithic microbial communities from marine intertidal outcrops (Isla de Mona, Puerto Rico). Biogeosciences 2017; 14:311-324.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 3. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5186.

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: 2

Parent taxon: [Pleurocapsales, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 28516
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