Name DOI
corrig. McIlroy et al. 2017
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
corrig. McIlroy et al. 2017
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
No nomenclatural type has been designated for this genus.
Proper Form
Brevifilum corrig. McIlroy et al. 2017
Nomenclatural History
The genus Brevifilum was originally proposed by McIlroy et al. 2017. Oren et al. corrected this name from Candidatus (sic) to Candidatus .
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  1. McIlroy SJ, Kirkegaard RH, Dueholm MS, Fernando E, Karst SM, Albertsen M, Nielsen PH. Culture-Independent Analyses Reveal Novel Anaerolineaceae as Abundant Primary Fermenters in Anaerobic Digesters Treating Waste Activated Sludge. Front. Microbio. 2017; 8:1134-1134. [PubMed].
  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].