Class Alphabacteria

Name: Alphabacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. alpha, the letter a, so as to formalize their earlier informal designation as α-proteobacteria (indeclinable); N.L. neut. pl. n. bacteria, plural of bacterium; N.L. neut. pl. n. Alphabacteria, name proposed to formalize the earlier informal designation as α-proteobacteria (not formed from a genus name)

Gender: neuter

Type order: Rickettsiales Gieszczykiewicz 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Cavalier-Smith T. The neomuran origin of archaebacteria, the negibacterial root of the universal tree and bacterial megaclassification. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:7-76.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:293-295.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP, rejected name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Alphaproteobacteria Garrity et al. 2006

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Record number: 4
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