Nanobdella


Citation

Formal styling
Nanobdella Kato et al., 2022
Proposed by
Kato et al., 2022
Status
Valid (ICNP)

Nomenclature

Rank
Genus
Syllabication
Na.no.bdel'la
Etymology
Gr. masc. n. nanos, a dwarf; Gr. fem. n. bdella, a leech; N.L. fem. n. Nanobdella, a small leech, indicating a small organism attaching to the host cell surface and taking nutrients from the host
Nomenclatural type
Nanobdella aerobiophilaT

Taxonomy

Description
Cells are cocci, 0.2–0.5μm in diameter, and occur singly or attached to cell surface of its hosts. It grows under the aerobic conditions and thrives in moderately thermophilic and acidic environments. Obligate symbiotic. DNA G+C content of the type species is 24.9mol% (determined from the genome sequence). Inhabits in terrestrial acidic hot springs.
The type species is Nanobdella aerobiophila.
Classification
Archaea » “Nanoarchaeota” » Nanobdellia » Nanobdellales » Nanobdellaceae » Nanobdella
Parent
Nanobdellaceae
Children

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Local history
This name was last modified 2 months ago
Registered by
miguel 2 months ago
Reported valid by
miguel 2 months ago

Publications (1)

Citation Title
Kato et al., 2022, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology Nanobdella aerobiophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermoacidophilic, obligate ectosymbiotic archaeon, and proposal of Nanobdellaceae fam. nov., Nanobdellales ord. nov. and Nanobdellia class. nov.
Proposed this name



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