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
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.
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Elkins et al. (2008) assigned the genus "Candidatus Korarchaeum" Elkins et al. 2008 to this kingdom.Publication:
Elkins JG, Podar M, Graham DE, Makarova KS, Wolf Y, Randau L, Hedlund BP, Brochier-Armanet C, Kunin V, Anderson I, et al. A korarchaeal genome reveals insights into the evolution of the Archaea. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2008; 105:8102-8107.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Korachaeota"; "Korearchaeota".
A nomenclatural type has not been designated.
The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
The taxonomic category of this name is not currently in use in the LPSN hierarchy. For this reason, this name does not have a parent taxon and does not have child taxa.
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