Name: "Gemmatimonadetes" Zhang et al. 2003

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: phyl. nov.

Etymology: Gem.ma’ti.mo.na.det’es N.L. fem. n. Gemmatimonas, type genus of the type order of the phylum; N.L. fem. pl. n. Gemmatimonadetes, phylum of the genus Gemmatimonas

Type order: Gemmatimonadales Zhang et al. 2003

Original publication: Zhang H, Sekiguchi Y, Hanada S, Hugenholtz P, Kim H, Kamagata Y, Nakamura K. Gemmatimonas aurantiaca gen. nov., sp. nov., a gram-negative, aerobic, polyphosphate-accumulating micro-organism, the first cultured representative of the new bacterial phylum Gemmatimonadetes phyl. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1155-1163.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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: "Bacteria" Woese et al. 1990

Assigned by: Zhang H, Sekiguchi Y, Hanada S, Hugenholtz P, Kim H, Kamagata Y, Nakamura K. Gemmatimonas aurantiaca gen. nov., sp. nov., a gram-negative, aerobic, polyphosphate-accumulating micro-organism, the first cultured representative of the new bacterial phylum Gemmatimonadetes phyl. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1155-1163.

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