Subkingdom "Chlorobacteria"

Name: "Chlorobacteria" (Cavalier-Smith 1992) Cavalier-Smith 2020

Category: Subkingdom

Proposed as: new subkingdom

Etymology: Gr. adj. khloros, green; Gr. neut. n. baktêrio, staff, cane; Gr. fem. adj. suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Chlorobacteria, group of bacteria named after the colour of the photosynthetic species

Original publication: Cavalier-Smith T, Chao EE. Multidomain ribosomal protein trees and the planctobacterial origin of neomura (eukaryotes, archaebacteria). Protoplasma 2020; 257:621-753.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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