Domain "Bacteria"

Name: "Bacteria" Woese et al. 1990

Category: Domain

Proposed as: new domain

Etymology: Gr. neut. dim. n. baktêrion, small rod or staff; N.L. neut. pl. n. Bacteria, derived from the plural of bacterium (not formed from a genus name)

Original publication: Woese CR, Kandler O, Wheelis ML. Towards a natural system of organisms: proposal for the domains Archaea, Bacteria, and Eucarya. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1990; 87:4576-4579.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 37
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 37
Total number of child taxa: 81

Parent taxon: None.

Assigned by: Woese CR, Kandler O, Wheelis ML. Towards a natural system of organisms: proposal for the domains Archaea, Bacteria, and Eucarya. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1990; 87:4576-4579.

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Record number: 167
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