Name: "Candidatus Weimeria" Scarborough et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Wei.mer’ia N.L. fem. n. Weimeria, named after Paul J. Weimer, a pioneer in using rumen microbes to produce valuable chemicals

Type species: "Candidatus Weimeria bifida" Scarborough et al. 2020

Original publication: Scarborough MJ, Myers KS, Donohue TJ, Noguera DR. Medium-Chain Fatty Acid Synthesis by "Candidatus Weimeria bifida" gen. nov., sp. nov., and "Candidatus Pseudoramibacter fermentans" sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 2020; 86:0.

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: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Scarborough MJ, Myers KS, Donohue TJ, Noguera DR. Medium-Chain Fatty Acid Synthesis by "Candidatus Weimeria bifida" gen. nov., sp. nov., and "Candidatus Pseudoramibacter fermentans" sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 2020; 86:0.

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