Genus "Candidatus Polytropus"

Name: "Candidatus Polytropus" Boyd et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Po.ly.tro’pus N.L. masc. n. Polytropus, one that turns many ways, versatile; from Gr. masc. adj. polytropus, turning many ways, versatile, referring to metabolic versatility

Type species: "Candidatus Polytropus marinifundus" Boyd et al. 2019

Original publication: Boyd JA, Jungbluth SP, Leu AO, Evans PN, Woodcroft BJ, Chadwick GL, Orphan VJ, Amend JP, Rappe MS, Tyson GW. Divergent methyl-coenzyme M reductase genes in a deep-subseafloor Archaeoglobi. ISME J 2019; 13:1269-1279.

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: "Candidatus Polytropaceae" Boyd et al. 2019

Assigned by: Boyd JA, Jungbluth SP, Leu AO, Evans PN, Woodcroft BJ, Chadwick GL, Orphan VJ, Amend JP, Rappe MS, Tyson GW. Divergent methyl-coenzyme M reductase genes in a deep-subseafloor Archaeoglobi. ISME J 2019; 13:1269-1279.

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