Species "Candidatus Macondimonas diazotrophica"

Name: "Candidatus Macondimonas diazotrophica" Karthikeyan et al. 2019

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: di.a.zo.tro’phi.ca Gr. pref. di, in two; N.L. neut. n. azotum, nitrogen; from French n. azote, nitrogen; from Gr. pref. a-, not; from Gr. n. zôê, life; from N.Gr. n. azôê, not sustaining life; N.L. pref. diazo-, pertaining to dinitrogen; Gr. adj. trophikos -ê -on, feeding, tending; N.L. fem. adj. diazotrophica, one that feeds on dinitrogen, named after its ability to fix atmospheric nitrogen

Gender: feminine

Type strain: KTK01

16S rRNA gene: MH795143 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Karthikeyan S, Rodriguez-R LM, Heritier-Robbins P, Kim M, Overholt WA, Gaby JC, Hatt JK, Spain JC, Rossello-Mora R, Huettel M, et al. "Candidatus Macondimonas diazotrophica", a novel gammaproteobacterial genus dominating crude-oil-contaminated coastal sediments. ISME J 2019; 13:2129-2134.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Macondimonas" Karthikeyan et al. 2019

Assigned by: Karthikeyan S, Rodriguez-R LM, Heritier-Robbins P, Kim M, Overholt WA, Gaby JC, Hatt JK, Spain JC, Rossello-Mora R, Huettel M, et al. "Candidatus Macondimonas diazotrophica", a novel gammaproteobacterial genus dominating crude-oil-contaminated coastal sediments. ISME J 2019; 13:2129-2134.

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Record number: 1011