Name: Chlamydiales Storz and Page 1971 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Order

Proposed as: ord. nov.

Etymology: Chla.my’dia N.L. fem. n. Chlamydia, type genus of the order; L. fem. pl. suff. -ales, ending to denote an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Chlamydiales, the Chlamydia order

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Chlamydia Jones et al. 1945 (Approved Lists 1980)

Original publication: Storz J, Page LA. Taxonomy of the Chlamydiae: Reasons for Classifying Organisms of the Genus Chlamydia, Family Chlamydiaceae, in a Separate Order, Chlamydiales ord. Nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1971; 21:332-334.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Chlamydiia Horn 2016

Assigned by: Horn M. Class I. Chlamydiia class. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd Edn, Vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 844.

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