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Class Arthrobacteria

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

 Classification - Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction".


Arthrobacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002, class. nov.
Type order: ¤ Actinomycetales Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Arthrobacter, one genus of the class; Gr. n. baktêria, staff, cane; suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Arthrobacteria, the Arthrobacter 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