Name: "Candidatus Treponema teratonymphae" Noda et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: te.ra.to.nym’phae. N.L. gen. n. teratonymphae, of Teratonympha, referring to the generic name of the host protist

Gender: neuter

Type strain: symbiont of Teratonympha spp.

Original publication: Noda S, Shimizu D, Yuki M, Kitade O, Ohkuma M. Host-Symbiont Cospeciation of Termite-Gut Cellulolytic Protists of the Genera Teranympha and Eucomonympha and their Treponema Endosymbionts. Microbes Environ 2018; 33:26-33.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 2. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4671.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Treponema Schaudinn 1905 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Noda S, Shimizu D, Yuki M, Kitade O, Ohkuma M. Host-Symbiont Cospeciation of Termite-Gut Cellulolytic Protists of the Genera Teranympha and Eucomonympha and their Treponema Endosymbionts. Microbes Environ 2018; 33:26-33.

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Record number: 2854