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Beggiatoales Buchanan 1957, ordo.
Type genus: ¤ Beggiatoa Trevisan 1842 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Beggiatoa, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Beggiatoales, the Beggiatoa order.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: BUCHANAN (R.E.): Order VII. Beggiatoales Buchanan, Ordo Nov. In: R.S. BREED, E.G.D. MURRAY and N.R. SMITH (editors): Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, seventh edition, The Williams & Wilkins Co, Baltimore, 1957, p.837.