Name: "Candidatus Sifarchaeum" corrig. Farag et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Sif.ar.chaeā€™um. N.L. neut. n. archaeum, an archaeon; N.L. neut. n. Sifarchaeum, an archaeon named after Sif, a goddess in Nordic mythology

Gender: neuter (stem: Sifarchae-)

Original publication: Farag IF, Zhao R, Biddle JF. "Sifarchaeota," a Novel Asgard Phylum from Costa Rican Sediment Capable of Polysaccharide Degradation and Anaerobic Methylotrophy. Appl Environ Microbiol 2021; 87:0.

IJSEM list: Oren A. Candidatus list no. 4. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5545.

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: "Candidatus Sifarchaeaceae" Sun et al. 2021

Assigned by: Sun J, Evans PN, Gagen EJ, Woodcroft BJ, Hedlund BP, Woyke T, Hugenholtz P, Rinke C. Recoding of stop codons expands the metabolic potential of two novel Asgardarchaeota lineages. ISME Communications 2021; 1:0.

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Record number: 30019
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