Phylum "Candidatus Muirbacteria"

Name: "Candidatus Muirbacteria" Barnum et al. 2018

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: N.L. neut. pl. n. Muirbacteria, in recognition of the contributions of naturalist John Muir (1838-1914) to the protection of natural areas in California

Original publication: Barnum TP, Figueroa IA, Carlstrom CI, Lucas LN, Engelbrektson AL, Coates JD. Genome-resolved metagenomics identifies genetic mobility, metabolic interactions, and unexpected diversity in perchlorate-reducing communities. ISME J 2018; 12:1568-1581.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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Record number: 9224