Name: "Candidatus Njordarchaeota" Xie et al. 2022

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Njord.ar.chae.o’ta. N.L. neut. n. Njordarchaeum, Candidatus generic name; N.L. neut. pl. n. suff. -ota, ending to denote a phylum; N.L. neut. pl. n. Njordarchaeota, the Njordarchaeum phylum

Gender: neuter

Type genus: "Candidatus Njordarchaeum" Xie et al. 2022

Original publication: Xie R, Wang Y, Huang D, Hou J, Li L, Hu H, Zhao X, Wang F. Expanding Asgard members in the domain of Archaea sheds new light on the origin of eukaryotes. Sci China Life Sci 2022; 65:818-829.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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. 1990

Assigned by: Xie R, Wang Y, Huang D, Hou J, Li L, Hu H, Zhao X, Wang F. Expanding Asgard members in the domain of Archaea sheds new light on the origin of eukaryotes. Sci China Life Sci 2022; 65:818-829.

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Record number: 29738
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