Phylum "Eobacteria"

Name: "Eobacteria" Cavalier-Smith 2002

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: phyl. nov.

Etymology: Gr. eos, dawn, because the absence of lipopolysaccharide suggests they may be the earliest negibacteria; N.L. neut. pl. n. Eobacteria

Type order: Chloroflexales Gupta et al. 2013

Original publication: Cavalier-Smith T. The neomuran origin of archaebacteria, the negibacterial root of the universal tree and bacterial megaclassification. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:7-76.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: "Chlorobacteria" Cavalier-Smith 2006

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Record number: 780