Name: "Candidatus Lokiarchaeota" corrig. Spang et al. 2015

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Lo.ki.ar.chae.o’ta. N.L. neut. n. Lokiarchaeum, a Candidatus genus name; L. neut. pl. n. suff. -ota, ending to denote a phylum; N.L. neut. pl. n. Lokiarchaeota, the Candidatus Lokiarchaeum phylum

Gender: neuter

Type genus: "Candidatus Lokiarchaeum" corrig. Spang et al. 2015

Original publication: Spang A, Saw JH, Jorgensen SL, Zaremba-Niedzwiedzka K, Martijn J, Lind AE, van Eijk R, Schleper C, Guy L, Ettema TJG. Complex archaea that bridge the gap between prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Nature 2015; 521:173-179.

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: not validly published

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Archaea Woese et al. 2024

Assigned by: Spang A, Saw JH, Jorgensen SL, Zaremba-Niedzwiedzka K, Martijn J, Lind AE, van Eijk R, Schleper C, Guy L, Ettema TJG. Complex archaea that bridge the gap between prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Nature 2015; 521:173-179.

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Record number: 823
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