Order Thermococcales

Name: Thermococcales Zillig 1988

Category: Order

Proposed as: ord. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Thermococcus Zillig 1983

Effective publication: Zillig W, Holz I, Klenk H-P, Trent J, Wunderl S, Janekovic D, Imsel E, Haas B. Pyrococcus woesei, sp. nov., an ultra-thermophilic marine Archaebacterium, representing a novel order, Thermococcales. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1987; 9:62-70.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 24. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:136-137.

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: Thermococci Zillig and Reysenbach 2002

Assigned by: Zillig W, Reysenbach A-L. Class V Thermococci class. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria), Springer, New York, 2001, p. 341-348.

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