Class Acidithiobacillia

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Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


Acidithiobacillia Williams and Kelly 2013, class. nov.
Type order: ¤ Acidithiobacillales Williams and Kelly 2013.
Etymology: N.L. n. Acidithiobacillus, type genus of the order Acidithiobacillales, the type order of the class; -ia suffix used to designate a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Acidithiobacillia the class of the order Acidithiobacillales.
Reference: WILLIAMS, K. P. and KELLY, D. P. 2013. Proposal for a new class within the phylum Proteobacteria, Acidithiobacillia classis nov., with the type order Acidithiobacillales, and emended description of the class Gammaproteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 2901-2906..
Original article in IJSEM Online