Name DOI
corrig. Probst et al. 2014
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
corrig. Probst et al. 2014
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(genus on whose name the name of this taxon is based)
(sic) Probst et al. 2014 corrig. Probst et al. 2014
Proper Form
Altarchaeaceae corrig. Probst et al. 2014
Nomenclatural History
The family Altarchaeaceae was originally proposed by Probst et al. 2014. Oren et al. corrected this name from Candidatus (sic) to Candidatus .
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