Name: "Candidatus Aigarchaeota" Nunoura et al. 2011

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Gr. aigi, meaning dawn and aurora for the intermediate features of hyperthermophilic and mesophilic life during the evolution of the crenarchaeal lineage (αυγη); N.L. neut. pl. n. Aigarchaeota

Gender: neuter

Original publication: Nunoura T, Takaki Y, Kakuta J, Nishi S, Sugahara J, Kazama H, Chee GJ, Hattori M, Kanai A, Atomi H, et al. Insights into the evolution of Archaea and eukaryotic protein modifier systems revealed by the genome of a novel archaeal group. Nucleic Acids Res 2011; 39:3204-3223.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Göker M. "Candidatus phylum list no. 1." Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus phyla. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2023; 73:5821.

Nomenclatural status: inaccurate spelling

Taxonomic status: misspelling (and no standing)

Preferred name: "Candidatus Augarchaeota" corrig. Nunoura et al. 2011

Parent taxon: Archaea Woese et al. 2024

Assigned by: Nunoura T, Takaki Y, Kakuta J, Nishi S, Sugahara J, Kazama H, Chee GJ, Hattori M, Kanai A, Atomi H, et al. Insights into the evolution of Archaea and eukaryotic protein modifier systems revealed by the genome of a novel archaeal group. Nucleic Acids Res 2011; 39:3204-3223.

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Record number: 800
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