Name: "Primaevifilum" Schopf 1983
Proposed as: gen. nov.
Pri.mae.vi.fi.lum. L. masc. adj. primaevus, early, young; L. neut. n. filum, thread; N.L. neut. n. Primaevifilum, with reference to geologic age and threadlike form
neuter (stem: Primaevifil-)
"Primaevifilum septatum" Schopf 1983
Awramik SM, Schopf JW, Walter MR. Filamentous fossil bacteria from the Archean of Western Australia. Precambrian Research 1983; 20:357-374.
not validly published
The authority of the taxon name (Schopf) deliberately differs from the authors of the publication (Awramik et al.).
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
[Bacteria, not assigned to family]
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