Name: Opitutae Choo et al. 2007

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: O.pi.tu’tae. N.L. fem. pl. n. Opitutales, type order of the class; L. fem. pl. n. suff. -ae, ending sometimes incorrectly used for class or phylum names; N.L. fem. pl. n. Opitutae, the class of the order Opitutales

Gender: feminine

Type order: Opitutales Choo et al. 2007

Valid publication: Choo YJ, Lee K, Song J, Cho JC. Puniceicoccus vermicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel marine bacterium, and description of Puniceicoccaceae fam. nov., Puniceicoccales ord. nov., Opitutaceae fam. nov., Opitutales ord. nov. and Opitutae classis nov. in the phylum 'Verrucomicrobia'. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:532-537.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1173-1174.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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

Parent taxon: Verrucomicrobiota Hedlund 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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