Superphylum "Exoflagellata"

Name: "Exoflagellata" Cavalier-Smith 2002

Category: Superphylum

Proposed as: new superphylum

Etymology: Gr. exo, outside; L. neut. n. flagellum, whip, because they include all negibacteria with flagellar shafts outside the outer membrane

Type order: "Enterobacteriales" Garrity and Holt 2001

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

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