Name: "Actinobacteria" Goodfellow 2012

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: phyl. nov.

Etymology: Ac.ti.no.bac.te’ri.a Gr. fem. n. actis -inos, a ray, beam; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod; Gr. fem. adj. suff. -ia, ending denoting phylum; N.L. neut. pl. n. Actinobacteria, actinomycete bacteria with diverse morphologies

Type order: Actinomycetales Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Goodfellow M. Phylum XXVI. Actinobacteria phyl. nov. In: Goodfellow M, Kämpfer P, H.-J. B, Trujillo ME, Suzuki K, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 5, Springer, New York, 2012, p. 33-34.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: "Bacteria" Woese et al. 1990

Assigned by: Goodfellow M. Phylum XXVI. Actinobacteria phyl. nov. In: Goodfellow M, Kämpfer P, H.-J. B, Trujillo ME, Suzuki K, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 5, Springer, New York, 2012, p. 33-34.

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