Emendation of Rules 5b, 8, 15 and 22 of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes to include the rank of phylum

Aharon Oren*, David R. Arahal, Ramon Rosselló-Móra, Iain C. Sutcliffe, Edward R. B. Moore

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Abstract

Following the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes electronic discussion and vote on proposals to include the rank of phylum in the rules of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes, we here announce the results of the ballot. We also present draft versions of the emended Rules 5b, 8, 15 and 22, based on the outcome of the ballot, to be included in the proposal for the preparation of a new revision of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes.
Original languageEnglish
Article number004851
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
Volume71
Issue number6
Early online date23 Jun 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jun 2021

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