Name: Spirochaetales Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Order

Proposed as: ord. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Spirochaeta Ehrenberg 1835 (Approved Lists 1980)

Effective publication: Buchanan RE. Studies in the Nomenclature and Classification of the Bacteria: II. The Primary Subdivisions of the Schizomycetes. J Bacteriol 1917; 2:155-164.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 5

Parent taxon: Spirochaetia Paster 2020

Assigned by: et al. Class I. Spirochaetia class. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, et al. (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 4, 2nd ed., Springer, New York, 2010, p. 471.

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