Class Anoxyphotobacteria

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Anoxyphotobacteria (Gibbons and Murray 1978) Murray 1988, class. nov.
Type order: ¤ Rhodospirillales Pfennig and Trüper 1971 (Approved Lists 1980).
Basonym: ¤ subclass Anoxyphotobacteriae Gibbons and Murray 1978 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. pref. an, not, without; Gr. adj. oxus, acid or sour and in combined words indicating oxygen; Gr. n. phos photos, light; Gr. n. baktêria, staff, cane; suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Anoxyphotobacteria, light-requiring bacteria that do not produce oxygen.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 25. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1988, 38, 220-222.
Effective publication: MURRAY (R.G.E.): The higher taxa, or, a place for everything...? In: N.R. KRIEG and J.G. HOLT (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, first edition, vol. 1, The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1984, pp. 31-34.
Validation List no. 25 in IJSEM Online