Ver.ru.co.mi.cro’bi.a. N.L. fem. pl. n.Verrucomicrobiales, type order of the phylum; N.L. neut. pl. n.Verrucomicrobia, the phylum of the order Verrucomicrobiales (nominative plural of Verrucomicrobium)
The type class of this phylum has been placed in the phylum Verrucomicrobiota Hedlund 2021.Publication:
Oren A, Garrity GM. Valid publication of the names of forty-two phyla of prokaryotes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5056.
The type class of this phylum has alternatively been placed in the phylum "Planctobacteria" (Cavalier-Smith 1987) Cavalier-Smith 2002.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.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Vermcomicrobia"; "Verrocomicrobia"; "Verrocumicrobia"; "Verruccomicrobia"; "Verrucomicrobioa"; "Verrumicrobia"; "Verucomicrobia".
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
Borel N, Horn M, Greub G. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes (ICSP) Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Chlamydiae. Minutes of the closed meeting, 20 March 2019, Seattle, WA, USA. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:3654-3656.
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