Type genus: Leptospira Noguchi 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)
Original publication: Gupta RS, Mahmood S, Adeolu M. A phylogenomic and molecular signature based approach for characterization of the phylum Spirochaetes and its major clades: proposal for a taxonomic revision of the phylum. Front Microbiol 2013; 4:217.
Preferred name: "Leptospirales" corrig. Gupta et al. 2013
Parent taxon: Spirochaetia Paster 2020
Assigned by: Parte AC, Sarda Carbasse J, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Reimer LC, Goker M. List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5607-5612.Record number: 17550