Name: Negativicutes Marchandin et al. 2010

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. negativus, negative; L. fem. n. cutis, skin; L. fem. pl. n. cutes, skins; N.L. fem. pl. n. Negativicutes, division with cells bounded by skin with two concentric lipid bilayers, the cytoplasmic membrane and an outer membrane, to indicate Gram-negative type of cell wall in the Firmicutes division (phylum), not derived from a genus name

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Selenomonas von Prowazek 1913 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Marchandin H, Teyssier C, Campos J, Jean-Pierre H, Roger F, Gay B, Carlier JP, Jumas-Bilak E. Negativicoccus succinicivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human clinical samples, emended description of the family Veillonellaceae and description of Negativicutes classis nov., Selenomonadales ord. nov. and Acidaminococcaceae fam. nov. in the bacterial phylum Firmicutes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1271-1279.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 60, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1987-1988.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 3

Parent taxon: Bacillota Gibbons and Murray 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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