Name: "Candidatus Williamhamiltonella" corrig. Moran et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Wil.li.am.ha.mil.to.nel’la. N.L. fem. dim. n. Williamhamiltonella, named after William Hamilton, who made major contributions to the understanding of host-pathogen coevolution

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Candidatus Williamhamiltonella defendens" corrig. Moran et al. 2005

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Moran NA, Russell JA, Koga R, Fukatsu T. Evolutionary relationships of three new species of Enterobacteriaceae living as symbionts of aphids and other insects. Appl Environ Microbiol 2005; 71:3302-3310.

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: 1

Parent taxon: Enterobacteriaceae Rahn 1937 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Moran NA, Russell JA, Koga R, Fukatsu T. Evolutionary relationships of three new species of Enterobacteriaceae living as symbionts of aphids and other insects. Appl Environ Microbiol 2005; 71:3302-3310.

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Record number: 21864