Kingdom "Korarchaeota"

Name: "Korarchaeota" Barns et al. 1996

Category: Kingdom

Proposed as: new kingdom

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. koros, "young man" or kore (kore) "young woman, " for the early divergence of this group during the evolution of Archaea (koros); Gr. masc. adj. archaîos, "ancient, primitive" (archaios); N.L. neut. pl. n. Korarchaeota

Original publication: Barns SM, Delwiche CF, Palmer JD, Pace NR. Perspectives on archaeal diversity, thermophily and monophyly from environmental rRNA sequences. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1996; 93:9188-9193.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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Record number: 787
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