Name: "Candidatus Profftia" Toenshoff et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Proff’ti.a. N.L. fem. n. Profftia, named after Joachim Profft, the German scientist who provided the first comprehensive histological description of psyllid-microbe symbiotic associations

Gender: feminine

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Toenshoff ER, Penz T, Narzt T, Collingro A, Schmitz-Esser S, Pfeiffer S, Klepal W, Wagner M, Weinmaier T, Rattei T, et al. Bacteriocyte-associated gammaproteobacterial symbionts of the Adelges nordmannianae/piceae complex (Hemiptera: Adelgidae). ISME J 2012; 6:384-396.

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: 4

Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae Rahn 1937 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Toenshoff ER, Gruber D, Horn M. Co-evolution and symbiont replacement shaped the symbiosis between adelgids (Hemiptera: Adelgidae) and their bacterial symbionts. Environ Microbiol 2012; 14:1284-1295.

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Record number: 21814