Name: "Xihecaenimonas" Li et al. 2023

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Xi.he.cae’ni.mo’nas. N.L. fem. n. Xihe, sun goddess in Chinese mythology; L. neut. n. caenum, mud, sludge; L. fem. n. monas, a monad; N.L. fem. n. Xihecaenimonas, a microbe found in sludge environments associated with phototrophy

Gender: feminine (stem: Xihecaenimonad-)

Original publication: Li L, Huang D, Hu Y, Rudling NM, Canniffe DP, Wang F, Wang Y. Globally distributed Myxococcota with photosynthesis gene clusters illuminate the origin and evolution of a potentially chimeric lifestyle. Nat Commun 2023; 14:6450.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)

Parent taxon: Myxococcaceae Jahn 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Li L, Huang D, Hu Y, Rudling NM, Canniffe DP, Wang F, Wang Y. Globally distributed Myxococcota with photosynthesis gene clusters illuminate the origin and evolution of a potentially chimeric lifestyle. Nat Commun 2023; 14:6450.

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Record number: 50730
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