Name DOI
corrig. Spang et al. 2015
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
corrig. Spang et al. 2015
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
corrig. None 2015 (sic) None 2015
Proper Form
Lokiarchaeum corrig. Spang et al. 2015
Nomenclatural History
The genus Lokiarchaeum was originally proposed by Spang et al. 2015. Oren et al. corrected this name from Candidatus (sic) to Candidatus .
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