Name: Mollicutes Edward and Freundt 1967 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Class

Proposed as: class. nov.

Etymology: L. masc./fem. adj. mollis, easily movable, pliant, flexible; L. fem. n. cutis, the skin; L. fem. pl. n. cutes, skins; N.L. fem. pl. n. Mollicutes, class with pliable cell boundary (not derived from a genus name)

Gender: feminine

Type order: Mycoplasmatales Freundt 1955 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Edward DGf, Freundt EA. Proposal for Mollicutes as Name of the class established for the order Mycoplasmatales. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1967; 17:267-268.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Mycoplasmatota Murray 2021

Assigned by: Oren A, Garrity GM. Valid publication of the names of forty-two phyla of prokaryotes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:5056.

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Record number: 55
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