Name DOI
corrig. Cavalier-Smith 2002
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
corrig. Cavalier-Smith 2002
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(one of the contained orders)
Cavalier-Smith 2002
Proper Form
Acidobacteriia corrig. Cavalier-Smith 2002
Nomenclatural History
The class Acidobacteriia was originally proposed by Cavalier-Smith 2002. This name was placed onto the nomina taxorum rejicienda by Judicial Opinion 79 in 2005. Thrash and Coates corrected this name from (sic) to .
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