Order Gloeobacterales

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Gloeobacterales Cavalier-Smith 2002, ord. nov. (Type order of the class ¤ Gloeobacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002).
Type genus: "Gloeobacter" Rippka et al., 1974.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. "Gloeobacter", type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Gloeobacterales, the "Gloeobacter" order.
Valid publication: CAVALIER-SMITH (T.): The neomuran origin of archaebacteria, the negibacterial root of the universal tree and bacterial megaclassification. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 7-76.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The type genus "Gloeobacter" has no standing in bacterial nomenclature. Consequently, Gloeobacterales Cavalier-Smith 2002 is illegitimate.