Name DOI
corrig. Xia et al. 2008
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
corrig. Xia et al. 2008
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
No nomenclatural type has been designated for this genus.
Proper Form
Epifloribacter corrig. Xia et al. 2008
Nomenclatural History
The genus Epifloribacter was originally proposed by Xia et al. 2008. Oren et al. corrected this name from Candidatus (sic) to Candidatus .
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  2. Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042. [PubMed].