Name: "Candidatus Termititenax" Utami et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: te’nax Ter.mit.i.te’nax L. masc. n. termes, termite; L. adj. tenax, clinging, tenacious; N.L. masc. n. Termititenax, (bacteria) clinging to termites

Gender: masculine

Original publication: Utami YD, Kuwahara H, Igai K, Murakami T, Sugaya K, Morikawa T, Nagura Y, Yuki M, Deevong P, Inoue T, et al. Genome analyses of uncultured TG2/ZB3 bacteria in 'Margulisbacteria' specifically attached to ectosymbiotic spirochetes of protists in the termite gut. ISME J 2019; 13:455-467.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 2. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4671.

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: 5

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Termititenacaceae" Utami et al. 2019

Assigned by: Utami YD, Kuwahara H, Igai K, Murakami T, Sugaya K, Morikawa T, Nagura Y, Yuki M, Deevong P, Inoue T, et al. Genome analyses of uncultured TG2/ZB3 bacteria in 'Margulisbacteria' specifically attached to ectosymbiotic spirochetes of protists in the termite gut. ISME J 2019; 13:455-467.

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Record number: 12883