Class Chroobacteria

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


Chroobacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002, class. nov.
Type order: ¤ Chroococcales Cavalier-Smith 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. pl. n. Chroococcales, type order of the class; Gr. n. baktêria, staff, cane; suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Chroobacteria, the Chroococcales class.
Valid 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.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The class Chroobacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002 is illegitimate because the type order ¤ Chroococcales Cavalier-Smith 2002 is illegitimate.