Class Actinobacteria

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. aktînos), a ray, beam; N.L. neut. pl. n. bacteria, plural of bacterium; N.L. neut. pl. n. Actinobacteria, actinomycete group of bacteria of diverse morphological properties (not formed from a genus name)

Gender: neuter

Type order: Actinomycetales Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

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 under the ICNP, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Actinomycetes Krassilnikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)

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