Class Firmibacteria

Name: Firmibacteria Murray 1988

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: fir’mus L. masc. adj. firmus, strong; Gr. neut. n. baktêrio, staff, cane; N.L. neut. pl. n. Firmibacteria, bacteria with a strong cell wall

Gender: neuter

Type order: Bacillales Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Murray RGE. The higher taxa, or, a place for everything..? In: Krieg NR, Holt JG (eds), Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology, vol. 1., The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1984, p. 31-34.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 25. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:220-222.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Bacilli Ludwig et al. 2010

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