Order Anaeroplasmatales

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Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


Anaeroplasmatales Robinson and Freundt 1987, ord. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Anaeroplasma Robinson et al. 1975 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Anaeroplasma -atos, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Anaeroplasmatales, the Anaeroplasma order.
Valid publication: ROBINSON (I.M.) and FREUNDT (E.A.): Proposal for an amended classification of anaerobic mollicutes. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1987, 37, 78-81.
Original article in IJSEM Online