Order Thermoleophilales

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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).


Thermoleophilales Reddy and Garcia-Pichel 2009, ord. nov. (Type order of the class ¤ Thermoleophilia Suzuki and Whitman 2013).
Type genus: ¤ Thermoleophilum Zarilla and Perry 1986.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Thermoleophilum, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thermoleophilales, the Thermoleophilum order.
Valid publication: REDDY (G.S.N.) and GARCIA-PICHEL (F.): Description of Patulibacter americanus sp. nov., isolated from biological soil crusts, emended description of the genus Patulibacter Takahashi et al. 2006 and proposal of Solirubrobacterales ord. nov. and Thermoleophilales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 87-94.
Original article in IJSEM Online