Name: "Candidatus Methanoperedens ferrireducens" Cai et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: fer’ri.re.du’cens. L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; L. pres. part. reducens, leading back, bringing back; from L. inf. v. reducere, in chemistry, converting to a different oxidation state, reducing; N.L. part. adj. ferrireducens, iron-reducing (converting iron to a reduced oxidation state)

Gender: masculine

Original publication: Cai C, Leu AO, Xie GJ, Guo J, Feng Y, Zhao JX, Tyson GW, Yuan Z, Hu S. A methanotrophic archaeon couples anaerobic oxidation of methane to Fe(III) reduction. ISME J 2018; 12:1929-1939.

IJSEM list: Oren A. Candidatus list no. 4. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:5545.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Methanoperedens" Haroon et al. 2013

Assigned by: Cai C, Leu AO, Xie GJ, Guo J, Feng Y, Zhao JX, Tyson GW, Yuan Z, Hu S. A methanotrophic archaeon couples anaerobic oxidation of methane to Fe(III) reduction. ISME J 2018; 12:1929-1939.

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Record number: 2752
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