Genus "Candidatus Syntrophoarchaeum"

Name: "Candidatus Syntrophoarchaeum" Laso-Perez et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Gr. pref. syn-, together; Gr. trophae, nourishment; Gr. archae, origin, beginning; N.L. n. Syntrophoarchaeum

Original publication: Laso-Perez R, Wegener G, Knittel K, Widdel F, Harding KJ, Krukenberg V, Meier DV, Richter M, Tegetmeyer HE, Riedel D, et al. Thermophilic archaea activate butane via alkyl-coenzyme M formation. Nature 2016; 539:396-401.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: [Euryarchaeota, not assigned to family]

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