Order Erysipelotrichales

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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).


Erysipelotrichales Ludwig et al. 2010, ord. nov. (Type order of the class ¤ Erysipelotrichia Ludwig et al. 2010).
Type genus: ¤ Erysipelothrix Rosenbach 1909 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Erysipelothrix -trichos, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending to denote an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Erysipelothrichales, order of the genus Erysipelothrix.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 132. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 469-472.
Effective publication: LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.) and WHITMAN (W.B.): Order I. Erysipelotrichales ord. nov. In: P. DE VOS, G.M. GARRITY, D. JONES, N.R. KRIEG, W. LUDWIG, F.A. RAINEY, K.H. SCHLEIFER and W.B. WHITMAN (editors): Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 3 (The Firmicutes), Springer, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, New York, 2009, p. 1298.
Validation List no. 132 in IJSEM Online