Name DOI
corrig. Jung et al. 2016
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
corrig. Jung et al. 2016
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(designated strain)
Refer to the type exemplar.
Type Strain
representative organism
Proper Form
Nitrosocosmicus oleiphilus corrig. Jung et al. 2016
Nomenclatural History
The species Nitrosocosmicus oleiphilus was originally described by Jung et al. 2016. Oren et al. corrected this name from Candidatus (sic) to Candidatus .
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Name Abstract for Nitrosocosmicus oleiphilus corrig. Jung et al. 2016. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .


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