Order Sphaerobacterales

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Sphaerobacterales Stackebrandt et al. 1997, ord. nov. (Type order of the subclass ¤ Sphaerobacteridae Stackebrandt et al. 1997).
Type genus: ¤ Sphaerobacter Demharter et al. 1989.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Sphaerobacter, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Sphaerobacterales, the Sphaerobacter order.
Valid publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), RAINEY (F.A.) and WARD-RAINEY (N.L.): Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 479-491.
Original article in IJSEM Online