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Anoxyphotobacteriae Gibbons and Murray 1978, subclassis.
Type order: ¤ Rhodospirillales Pfennig and Trüper 1971 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: Gr. pref. an, not, without; Gr. adj. oxus, acid or sour and in combined words indicating oxygen; Gr. n. phos photos, light; Gr. n. baktêria, staff, cane; N.L. fem. pl. n. Anoxyphotobacteriae, light-requiring bacteria that do not produce oxygen.
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: GIBBONS (N.E.) and MURRAY (R.G.E.): Proposals concerning the higher taxa of bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1978, 28, 1-6.
→ ¤ Anoxyphotobacteria (Gibbons and Murray 1978) Murray 1988, class. nov.