Name: Clostridia Rainey 2010

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: Clos.tri’di.a. N.L. neut. dim. n. Clostridium, type genus of the type order of the class; N.L. neut. dim. pl. n. Clostridia, the class of the Clostridiales (nominative plural of Clostridium)

Gender: neuter

Type genus: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 7
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Bacillota Gibbons and Murray 2021

Assigned by: Oren A, Garrity GM. Valid publication of the names of forty-two phyla of prokaryotes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5056.

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