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Chromatibacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002, class. nov.
Type order: "Enterobacteriales".
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Chromatium, one genus of the class; Gr. n. baktêria, staff, cane; suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Chromatibacteria, the Chromatium 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
1 Chromatibacteria was previously known as "Chromatibacteria " Cavalier-Smith 1998.
2 The type order "Enterobacteriales" has no standing in bacterial nomenclature. Consequently, Chromatibacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002 is illegitimate.