Name DOI
(sic) Makita et al. 2017
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
(sic) Makita et al. 2017
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(one of the contained orders)
No nomenclatural type has been designated for this class.
Proper Form
Zetaproteobacteria (sic) Makita et al. 2017
Nomenclatural History
The class Zetaproteobacteria was originally proposed by Makita et al. 2017. Oren et al. corrected this name from (sic) to .

The description of this taxon is located in Supplemental Text 1 of Makita et al. 2017. Also known as ζ-Proteobacteria.
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Name Abstract for Zetaproteobacteria (sic) Makita et al. 2017. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on October 3, 2018.


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