Name: "Candidatus Nitrosocosmicus franklandianus" corrig. Lehtovirta-Morley et al. 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: frank.land.i.a’nus. L. masc. adj. nitrosus, nitrous (Latin masculine adjective); Gr. masc. adj. kosmikos, cosmopolitan (Latin masculine adjective); Frankland, after Percy and Grace Faraday Frankland; N.L. masc. n. Nitrosocosmicus, reflects its ability to oxidise ammonia to nitrite, its widespread distribution in the environment; N.L. masc. adj. franklandianus, provides a dedication to the authors of the first publication to describe isolation of organisms associated with ammonia oxidising activity

Gender: masculine

Type strain: C13

16S rRNA gene: KU290365 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Lehtovirta-Morley LE, Ross J, Hink L, Weber EB, Gubry-Rangin C, Thion C, Prosser JI, Nicol GW. Isolation of 'Candidatus Nitrosocosmicus franklandus', a novel ureolytic soil archaeal ammonia oxidiser with tolerance to high ammonia concentration. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2016; 92:fiw057.

IJSEM list: Oren A. "Candidatus list no. 0." A plea for linguistic accuracy – also for Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1085-1094.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Nitrosocosmicus" Lehtovirta-Morley et al. 2016

Assigned by: Lehtovirta-Morley LE, Ross J, Hink L, Weber EB, Gubry-Rangin C, Thion C, Prosser JI, Nicol GW. Isolation of 'Candidatus Nitrosocosmicus franklandus', a novel ureolytic soil archaeal ammonia oxidiser with tolerance to high ammonia concentration. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 2016; 92:fiw057.

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Record number: 800814
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