Class Schizomycetes

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Schizomycetes Nägeli 1857, classis.
Type order: not given.
Etymology: Gr. n. schiza, cleft, fission; Gr. n. mukês -êtos, mushroom or other fungus; N.L. masc. pl. n. Schizomycetes, the class of fission fungi.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: Von NÄGELI (C.) in: R. CASPARY: Bericht über die Verhandlungen der 33. Versammlung deutscher Naturforscher und Aerzte, gehalten in Bonn von 18 bis 24 September 1857. Botanische Zeitung, 1857, 15, 749-776.

Note: According to Rules 15, 22 and 27(3), the class Schizomycetes is illegitimate because it was proposed without the designation of a nomenclatural type.
Reference: EUZÉBY (J.P.) and TINDALL (B.J.): Nomenclatural type of orders: corrections necessary according to Rules 15 and 21a of the Bacteriological Code (1990 Revision), and designation of appropriate nomenclatural types of classes and subclasses. Request for an Opinion. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 725-727.
Original article in IJSEM Online