Phylum "Candidatus Delphibacteria"

Name: "Candidatus Delphibacteria" Dudek et al. 2017

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: N.L. neut. pl. n. Delphibacteria, in recognition of the first genomic representatives having been recovered from the dolphin (family Delphinidae) mouth and due to its ubiquity within dolphin mouths

Original publication: Dudek NK, Sun CL, Burstein D, Kantor RS, Aliaga Goltsman DS, Bik EM, Thomas BC, Banfield JF, Relman DA. Novel Microbial Diversity and Functional Potential in the Marine Mammal Oral Microbiome. Curr Biol 2017; 27:3752-3762.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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Record number: 9131