Name: "Zetaproteobacteria" Makita et al. 2017

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. zeta, name of sixth letter of Greek alphabet; N.L. masc. n. Mariprofundus, type genus of the family, (Emerson et al. 2007); N.L. fem. pl. n. Mariprofundaceae, the type family of the type order of the class, (Moreira et al. 2014); N.L. fem. pl. n. Mariprofundales, the order of the class Zetaproteobacteria

Type order: "Mariprofundales" Makita et al. 2017

Original publication: Makita H, Tanaka E, Mitsunobu S, Miyazaki M, Nunoura T, Uematsu K, Takaki Y, Nishi S, Shimamura S, Takai K. Mariprofundus micogutta sp. nov., a novel iron-oxidizing zetaproteobacterium isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal field at the Bayonnaise knoll of the Izu-Ogasawara arc, and a description of Mariprofundales ord. nov. and Zetaproteobacteria classis nov. Arch Microbiol 2017; 199:335-346.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: "Proteobacteria" Garrity et al. 2005

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