heterotypic synonym, validly published, illegitimate name
The type order of this class has been placed in the class Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997.Publication:
Nouioui I, Carro L, García-López L, Meier-Kolthoff JP, et al. Genome-based taxonomic classication of the phylum Actinobacteria. Front Microbiol 2007; 2018:9.
The type order of this class has alternatively been placed in the class Schizomycetes Nägeli 1857 (Approved Lists 1980).Publication:
Winslow CE, Broadhurst J, Buchanan RE, Krumwiede C, Rogers LA, Smith GH. The Families and Genera of the Bacteria: Final Report of the Committee of the Society of American Bacteriologists on Characterization and Classification of Bacterial Types. J Bacteriol 1920; 5:191-229.
No type order designated.
According to Rules 15, 22 and 27(3), the class Actinomycetes is illegitimate because it was proposed without the designation of a nomenclatural type.Publication:
Euzeby JP, Tindall BJ. Nomenclatural type of orders: corrections necessary according to Rules 15 and 21a of the Bacteriological Code (1990 Revision), and designation of appropriate nomenclatural types of classes and subclasses. Request for an opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:725-727.
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