Class Oxyphotobacteria

Name: Oxyphotobacteria (ex Gibbons and Murray 1978) Murray 1988

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: Gr. masc. adj. oxys, acid or sour and in combined words indicating oxygen; Gr. neut. n. phôs (gen. phôtos), light; N.L. neut. pl. n. bacteria, plural of bacterium; N.L. neut. pl. n. Oxyphotobacteria, light-requiring bacteria that produce oxygen (not formed from a genus name)

Gender: neuter

Type order: Chroococcales Cavalier-Smith 2002

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 under the ICNP, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Cyanophyceae Schaffner 1909

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Record number: 58
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