Name: "Primaevifilum" Schopf 1983

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: 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

Gender: neuter

Type species: "Primaevifilum septatum" Schopf 1983

Original publication: Awramik SM, Schopf JW, Walter MR. Filamentous fossil bacteria from the Archean of Western Australia. Precambrian Research 1983; 20:357-374.

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: [Bacteria, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 19718