Class Photobacteria

Name: Photobacteria Gibbons and Murray 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: Gr. neut. n. phôs (gen. phôtos), light; N.L. neut. pl. n. bacteria, plural of bacterium; N.L. neut. pl. n. Photobacteria, light-requiring bacteria (not formed from a genus name)

Gender: neuter

Type subclass: "Oxyphotobacteriae" Gibbons and Murray 1978

Effective publication: Gibbons NE, Murray RGE. Proposals Concerning the Higher Taxa of Bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:1-6.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: in need of a replacement

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Record number: 59
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