Class Firmibacteria

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

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Firmibacteria Murray 1988, class. nov.
Type order: ¤ Bacillales Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: L. adj. firmus, strong; Gr. n. baktêria, staff, cane; N.L. neut. pl. n. Firmibacteria, bacteria with a strong cell wall.
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

Note: Firmibacteria Murray 1988 is an earlier homotypic synonym of ¤ Teichobacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002.