Name: Clostridia Rainey 2010

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. dim. n. Clostridium, type genus of the type order of the class; L. fem. suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Clostridia, the Clostridium class

Type order: Clostridiales Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Rainey FA. Class II. Clostridia class nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity GM, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, K.-H. S, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, New York, 2009, p. 736.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 132. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:469-472.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: "Firmicutes" corrig. Gibbons and Murray 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

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