Name: Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: Ac.ti.no.bac.te’ri.a Gr. fem. n. aktis (gen. aktinos), a ray, beam; Gr. neut. n. baktêrio, staff, cane; Gr. fem. adj. suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Actinobacteria, actinomycete group of bacteria of diverse morphological properties

Gender: neuter

Valid publication: Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1997; 47:479-491.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 47, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:917-919.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: in need of a replacement

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 20
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 21
Total number of child taxa: 22

Parent taxon: "Actinobacteria" Goodfellow 2012

Assigned by: Goodfellow M. Phylum XXVI. Actinobacteria phyl. nov. In: Goodfellow M, Kämpfer P, H.-J. B, Trujillo ME, Suzuki K, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 5, Springer, New York, 2012, p. 33-34.

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