Superphylum "Oxybacteria"

Name: "Oxybacteria" Cavalier-Smith 2020

Category: Superphylum

Proposed as: new superphylum

Etymology: Oxybacteria, Oxy (from oxygen) + bacteria as they are oxygenic photosynthesisers plus their closest relatives.

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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