Proposal to include the rank of phylum in the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes [correspondence]

Aharon Oren, George M. Garrity, William B. Whitman, Bernhard Schink, Martha Trujillo, Ramon Rosselló-Móra, Iain Sutcliffe, Milton S. da Costa, Fred A. Rainey

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Abstract

The International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes covers the nomenclature of prokaryotes up to the rank of class. We propose here modifying the Code to include the rank of phylum so that names of phyla that fulfil the rules of the Code will obtain standing in the nomenclature.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4284-4287
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
Volume65
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2015

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