Class Negativicutes

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Negativicutes Marchandin et al. 2010, class. nov.
Type order: ¤ Selenomonadales Marchandin et al. 2010.
Etymology: L. adj. negativus, negative; L. fem. n. cutis, skin; N.L. fem. pl. n. Negativicutes, division with cells bounded by skin with two concentric lipid bilayers, the cytoplasmic membrane and an outer membrane, to indicate Gram-negative type of cell wall in the Firmicutes division (phylum).
Valid publication: MARCHANDIN (H.), TEYSSIER (C.), CAMPOS (J.), JEAN-PIERRE (H.), ROGER (F.), GAY (B.), CARLIER (J.P.) and JUMAS-BILAK (E.): Negativicoccus succinicivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human clinical samples, emended description of the family Veillonellaceae and description of Negativicutes classis nov., Selenomonadales ord. nov. and Acidaminococcaceae fam. nov. in the bacterial phylum Firmicutes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1271-1279.
Original article in IJSEM Online