Order Nitrososphaerales

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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).


Nitrososphaerales Stieglmeier et al. 2014, ord. nov.
Nomenclatural type: ¤ Nitrososphaera Stieglmeier et al. 2014.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Nitrososphaera, type genus of the order; N.L. suff. - ales, ending to denote an order, N.L. fem. pl. n. Nitrososphaerales, the order of the genus Nitrososphaera.
Valid publication: STIEGLMEIER, M., KLINGL, A., ALVES, R. J. E., RITTMANN, S. K.-M. R., MELCHER, M., LEISCH, N. and SCHLEPER, C. 2015. Nitrososphaera viennensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic and mesophilic, ammonia-oxidizing archaeon from soil and a member of the archaeal phylum Thaumarchaeota. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 2738-2752.
Original article in IJSEM Online