Talk:Candidatus Carsonella ruddii

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Why does this species violate binomial naming coventions? Speciate 22:59, 10 January 2007 (UTC)speciate

It does not, read Candidatus. 19:23, 27 April 2007 (UTC)

Because trinomial nomenclature is the wave of the future. Look at the dog which has been renamed Canis lupus familiaris.

Rozzychan (talk) 19:49, 25 August 2008 (UTC)

'Candidatus' stands for 'proposed name'. The proposed name is 'Carsonella ruddi' according to the binomial nomenclature.

Ernsts (talk) 19:54, 14 December 2011 (UTC)

Minimal genome[edit]

Meanwhile another endosymbiotic bacterium, Candidatus Tremblaya princeps, has been found which contains only 138,927 base pairs (i. e. 121 protein coding genes). Please refer to

doi:10.1016/j.cub.2011.06.051 by J. P. McCutcheon and C. D. von Dohlen Aug. 11th, 2011, and

Scientific American Blogs: The Artful Amoeba, Cow-like Mealybug Home to Sexy Symbiotic Machine by Jennifer Frazer, Aug. 18th, 2011.

Ernsts (talk) 20:09, 14 December 2011 (UTC)