Phylum "Candidatus Kapabacteria"

Name: "Candidatus Kapabacteria" Kantor et al. 2015

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: N.L. neut. pl. n. Kapabacteria, The name, ‘Kapa’, reflects the location of cultivation, University of Cape Town. [probably better: Kapaibacteria]

Gender: neuter

Type genus: "Candidatus Kapabacteria" Kantor et al. 2015

Original publication: Kantor RS, van Zyl AW, van Hille RP, Thomas BC, Harrison ST, Banfield JF. Bioreactor microbial ecosystems for thiocyanate and cyanide degradation unravelled with genome-resolved metagenomics. Environ Microbiol 2015; 17:4929-4941.

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 Kapaibacteriota" corrig. Kantor et al. 2015

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Record number: 798
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