Subclass Anoxyphotobacteriae

Name: Anoxyphotobacteriae Gibbons and Murray 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Subclass

Proposed as: subclass. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. an-, not, without; Gr. masc. adj. oxys, acid or sour and in combined words indicating oxygen; Gr. n. phos photos, light; Gr. neut. n. baktêrio, staff, cane; N.L. fem. pl. n. Anoxyphotobacteriae, light-requiring bacteria that do not produce oxygen

Gender: feminine

Type order: Rhodospirillales Pfennig and Trüper 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Gibbons NE, Murray RGE. Proposals Concerning the Higher Taxa of Bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1978; 28:1-6.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

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