Subdivision "Euryarchaeota"

Name: "Euryarchaeota" Cavalier-Smith 2002

Category: Subdivision

Proposed as: new subdivision

Etymology:’ta. Gr. eury-, broad; Gr. masc. adj. archaîos, ancient, because they have a wide range of archaebacterial phenotypes; N.L. neut. pl. n. Euryarchaeota, from the Kingdom Euryarchaeota (Woese, Kandler and Wheelis 1990, 4579)

Type order: Methanococcales Balch and Wolfe 1981

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

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)

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Record number: 4615
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