Etymology: Se.di.men.ti.sphae.ra’les N.L. fem. n. Sedimentisphaera, type genus of the order; L. fem. pl. suff. -ales, ending to denote an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Sedimentisphaerales, the Sedimentisphaera order
Type genus: Sedimentisphaera Spring et al. 2018
Effective publication: Spring S, Bunk B, Sproer C, Rohde M, Klenk HP. Genome biology of a novel lineage of planctomycetes widespread in anoxic aquatic environments. Environ Microbiol 2018; 20:2438-2455.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2
Parent taxon: Phycisphaerae Fukunaga et al. 2010