Phylum "Candidatus Bathyarchaeota"

Name: "Candidatus Bathyarchaeota" Meng et al. 2014

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. [βαθύς] bathys, meaning deep as it locates deep branching with Thaumarchaeota and Aigarchaeaota, and frequently detected in the deep subsurface sediments; N.L. neut. pl. n. Bathyarchaeota

Original publication: Meng J, Xu J, Qin D, He Y, Xiao X, Wang F. Genetic and functional properties of uncultivated MCG archaea assessed by metagenome and gene expression analyses. ISME J 2014; 8:650-659.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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Record number: 18352