Name: Holophagae Fukunaga et al. 2008

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: Ho.lo.pha.gae. N.L. fem. n. Holophaga, type genus of the type order Holophagales; N.L. neut. pl. n. Holophagae, the class of the order Holophagales

Gender: neuter

Type order: Holophagales Fukunaga et al. 2008

Valid publication: Fukunaga Y, Kurahashi M, Yanagi K, Yokota A, Harayama S. Acanthopleuribacter pedis gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from a chiton, and description of Acanthopleuribacteraceae fam. nov., Acanthopleuribacterales ord. nov., Holophagaceae fam. nov., Holophagales ord. nov. and Holophagae classis nov. in the phylum 'Acidobacteria'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2597-2601.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:205-206.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: orphaned class


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: "Acidobacteria" Thrash and Coates 2010

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Record number: 4791