Name: Epsilonproteobacteria Garrity et al. 2006
Etymology: Gr. neut. n. epsilon, name of the fifth letter of Greek alphabet (indeclinable); Gr. masc. n. Prôteus, Greek god of the sea, capable of assuming many different shapes; N.L. neut. pl. n. bacteria, plural of bacterium; N.L. neut. pl. n. Epsilonproteobacteria, a class of bacteria included in the phylum Proteobacteria and having 16S rRNA gene sequences related to those of the members of the order Campylobacterales (not formed from a genus name)
Type order: Campylobacterales Garrity et al. 2006
Effective publication: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class V. Epsilonproteobacteria class. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1145.
IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 107. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1-6.
Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP
Taxonomic status: correct name
|"Campylobacteria" Waite et al. 2017||homotypic synonym, not validly published|
|"Nautiliia" Cavalier-Smith 2020||heterotypic synonym, not validly published|
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 3
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Campylobacterales Garrity et al. 2006||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
|[Epsilonproteobacteria, not assigned to order]||artificial parent node of taxa incertae sedis|
|Nautiliales Miroshnichenko et al. 2004||validly published under the ICNP||correct name|
Parent taxon: Pseudomonadota Garrity et al. 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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