Phylum "Sphingobacteria"

Name: "Sphingobacteria" Cavalier-Smith 2002

Category: Phylum

Proposed as: phyl. nov.

Etymology: Gr. sphiggo, strangle, because they have sphingolipids; N.L. neut. pl. n. Sphingobacteria

Type order: Cytophagales Leadbetter 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

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: "Bacteroidetes" Krieg et al. 2010

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Record number: 784