Name: Acholeplasmatales Freundt et al. 1984

Category: Order

Proposed as: ord. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Acholeplasma, type genus of the order; L. fem. pl. suff. -ales, ending to denote an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Acholeplasmatales, the Acholeplasma order

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Acholeplasma Edward and Freundt 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)

Valid publication: Freundt EA, Whitcomb RF, Barile MF, Razin S, And Tully JG. Proposal for Elevation of the Family Acholeplasmataceae to Ordinal Rank: Acholeplasmatales. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1984; 34:346-349.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Mollicutes Edward and Freundt 1967 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Sawnani S, Adeolu M, Alnajar S, Oren A. Phylogenetic framework for the phylum Tenericutes based on genome sequence data: proposal for the creation of a new order Mycoplasmoidales ord. nov., containing two new families Mycoplasmoidaceae fam. nov. and Metamycoplasmataceae fam. nov. harbouring Eperythrozoon, Ureaplasma and five novel genera. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2018; 111:1583-1630.

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Record number: 5033