Class Ferrobacteria

Name: Ferrobacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. ferrum, iron; N.L. neut. pl. n. bacteria, plural of bacterium; N.L. neut. pl. n. Ferrobacteria, a group of bacteria able to reduce iron (not formed from a genus name)

Gender: neuter

Type order: Geovibriales Cavalier-Smith 2002

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: Deferribacteres Huber and Stetter 2002

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Record number: 37
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