Class Thermococci

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Thermococci Zillig and Reysenbach 2002, class. nov.
Type order: ¤ Thermococcales Zillig 1988.
Etymology: N.L. fem. pl. n. Thermococcales, type order of the class; N.L. pl. n. Thermococci, the class of Thermococcales.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 85. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 685-690. [ZILLIG (W.) and REYSENBACH (A.L.): Class V. Thermococci class. nov. In: D.R. BOONE, R.W. CASTENHOLZ and G.M. GARRITY (editors): Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 341.]
Validation List no. 85 in IJSEM Online (PDF Format)

Notes:
1 Thermococci Zillig and Reysenbach 2002 is a later homotypic synonym of ¤ Protoarchaea Cavalier-Smith 2002.
2 In the Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology (second edition, vol. 1, p. 341), "Class V. Thermococci class. nov." is erroneously cited as "Class IV. Thermococci class. nov.".
3 In Validation List no. 85, the page numbers of the effective publication are cited as "pp. 341-348".

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