Class Planctomycea

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Planctomycea Cavalier-Smith 2002, class. nov.
Type order: ¤ Planctomycetales Schlesner and Stackebrandt 1987.
Etymology: N.L. fem. pl. n. Planctomycetales, type order of the class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Planctomycea, the Planctomycetales 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