Nanoarchaeum

Nanoarchaeum

A prokaryote genus name with no current standing in prokaryotic nomenclature.
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El arbol fue construido con el metodo estadistico "neighbour-joining", con un bootstrap de 1000 repeticiones y usando como "outgroup" a Nanoarchaeum equitans (Archaea).
Because Ignicoccus is Latin for "fireball," Stetter named its microbial partner Nanoarchaeum equitans to indicate a dwarfarchaeum riding a fiery sphere.
Professor Karl Stetter, who has spent more than 20 years looking for the bug, has named it Nanoarchaeum equitans.