Name: Zestosphaera St John et al. 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Zes.to.sphae’ra Gr. adj. zestos, hot, boiling; Gr. fem. n. [σφαῖρα] sphaîra, a ball, a sphere; N.L. fem. n. Zestosphaera, a hot sphere

Gender: feminine

Type species: Zestosphaera tikiterensis St John et al. 2021

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: St John E, Liu Y, Podar M, Stott MB, Meneghin J, Chen Z, Lagutin K, Mitchell K, Reysenbach AL. A new symbiotic nanoarchaeote (Candidatus Nanoclepta minutus) and its host (Zestosphaera tikiterensis gen. nov., sp. nov.) from a New Zealand hot spring. Syst Appl Microbiol 2019; 42:94-106.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 197. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:1-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Desulfurococcaceae Zillig and Stetter 1983

Assigned by: St John E, Liu Y, Podar M, Stott MB, Meneghin J, Chen Z, Lagutin K, Mitchell K, Reysenbach AL. A new symbiotic nanoarchaeote (Candidatus Nanoclepta minutus) and its host (Zestosphaera tikiterensis gen. nov., sp. nov.) from a New Zealand hot spring. Syst Appl Microbiol 2019; 42:94-106.

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Record number: 17603