Name DOI
corrig. Henson et al. 2018
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
corrig. Henson et al. 2018
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated species)
corrig. Henson et al. 2018 (sic) Henson et al. 2018
Proper Form
Allofontibacter corrig. Henson et al. 2018
Nomenclatural History
The genus Allofontibacter was originally proposed by Henson et al. 2018. Oren et al. corrected this name from (sic) to .

This taxon cannot be Candidatus because the strain it is based on was based on a pure culture.
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This information was last reviewed on November 24, 2021.


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