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Flavobacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002, class. nov.
Type order: ¤ Cytophagales Leadbetter 1974 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Flavobacterium, one genus of the class; suff. -ia, ending to denote a class; N.L. neut. pl. n. Flavobacteria, the Flavobacterium 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
Note: Flavobacteria was previously known as "Flavobacteria " Cavalier-Smith 1998.