Order Oligosphaerales

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Oligosphaerales Qiu et al. 2013, ord. nov. (Type order of the class ¤ Oligosphaeria Qiu et al. 2013).
Type genus: ¤ Oligosphaera Qiu et al. 2013.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Oligosphaera, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending to denote an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Oligosphaerales, order of the genus Oligosphaera.
Valid publication: QIU (Y.L.), MURAMATSU (M.), HANADA (S.), KAMAGATA (Y.), GUO (R.B.) and SEKIGUCHI (Y.): Oligosphaera ethanolica gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic, carbohydrate-fermenting bacterium isolated from methanogenic sludge, and description of Oligosphaeria classis nov. in the phylum Lentisphaerae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 533-539.
Original article in IJSEM Online