Class Crenarchaeota

Name: Crenarchaeota Cavalier-Smith 2002

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: Cren.arch.ae.o’ta. Gr. fem. n. krênê, spring, fount; Gr. masc. adj. archaîos, ancient; N.L. neut. pl. n. suff. -ota, ending to denote a phylum; N.L. neut. pl. n. Crenarchaeota, probably derived from the eponymous kingdom

Gender: neuter

Type order: Thermoproteales Zillig and Stetter 1982

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: Thermoprotei Reysenbach 2002

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Record number: 28
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