Name: Thermomicrobia Garrity and Holt 2002

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. pl. n. Thermomicrobiales, type order of the class; L. fem. suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Thermomicrobia, the class of Thermomicrobiales

Type order: Thermomicrobiales Garrity and Holt 2002

Effective publication: Garrity GM, Holt JG. Class I. Thermomicrobia class. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria), Springer, New York, 2001, p. 447-450.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 85. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:685-690.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: 2

Parent taxon: "Chloroflexi" Garrity and Holt 2001

Assigned by: Hugenholtz P, Stackebrandt E. Reclassification of Sphaerobacter thermophilus from the subclass Sphaerobacteridae in the phylum Actinobacteria to the class Thermomicrobia (emended description) in the phylum Chloroflexi (emended description). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:2049-2051.

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