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 [incorrectly formed: missing connecting vowel]

Gender: neuter

Type genus: "Candidatus Muiribacterium" corrig. Barnum et al. 2018

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.

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 Muiribacteriota" corrig. Barnum et al. 2018

Parent taxon: Bacteria Woese et al. 2024

Assigned by: 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.

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Record number: 9224
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