Name: Thermoflexia Dodsworth et al. 2014

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Thermoflexus, type genus of the class; Gr. fem. adj. suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Thermoflexia, the class of the order Thermoflexales

Gender: neuter

Type order: Thermoflexales Dodsworth et al. 2014

Valid publication: Dodsworth JA, Gevorkian J, Despujos F, Cole JK, Murugapiran SK, Ming H, Li WJ, Zhang G, Dohnalkova A, Hedlund BP. Thermoflexus hugenholtzii gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, microaerophilic, filamentous bacterium representing a novel class in the Chloroflexi, Thermoflexia classis nov., and description of Thermoflexaceae fam. nov. and Thermoflexales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2119-2127.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3923-3925.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: orphaned class

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: "Chloroflexi" Garrity and Holt 2001

Assigned by: Dodsworth JA, Gevorkian J, Despujos F, Cole JK, Murugapiran SK, Ming H, Li WJ, Zhang G, Dohnalkova A, Hedlund BP. Thermoflexus hugenholtzii gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic, microaerophilic, filamentous bacterium representing a novel class in the Chloroflexi, Thermoflexia classis nov., and description of Thermoflexaceae fam. nov. and Thermoflexales ord. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2119-2127.

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