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Gloeobacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002, class. nov.
Type order: ¤ Gloeobacterales Cavalier-Smith 2002.
Etymology: N.L. fem. pl. n. Gloeobacterales, type order of the class; suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. pl. n. Gloeobacteria, the class of Gloeobacterales.
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
1 Gloeobacteria was previously known as "Gloeobacteria" Cavalier-Smith 1998.
2 The class Gloeobacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002 is illegitimate because the type order ¤ Gloeobacterales Cavalier-Smith 2002 is illegitimate.