Name: Spirochaetia Paster 2020

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: Spi.ro.chae’ti.a. N.L. fem. n. Spirochaeta, type genus of the type order Spirochaetales; N.L. neut. n. suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Spirochaetia, the class of Spirochaetales

Gender: neuter

Type order: Spirochaetales Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Paster BJ. Class I. Spirochaetia class. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. The Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyoglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrucomicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes, vol. 4, 2nd ed., Springer, New York, 2010, p. 471-563.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 195. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4844-4847.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: orphaned class

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 5

Parent taxon: "Spirochaetes" Garrity and Holt 2001

Assigned by: Paster BJ. Class I. Spirochaetia class. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. The Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyoglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrucomicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes, vol. 4, 2nd ed., Springer, New York, 2010, p. 471-563.

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