Order Thermotogales

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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).


Thermotogales Reysenbach 2002, ord. nov. (Type order of the class ¤ Thermotogae Reysenbach 2002).
Type genus: ¤ Thermotoga Stetter and Huber 1986.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Thermotoga, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thermotogales, the Thermotoga order.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 85. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 685-690.
Effective publication: REYSENBACH (A.L.): Order I. Thermotogales ord. nov. Hubber and Stetter 1992c, 3809. In: D.R. BOONE, R.W. CASTENHOLZ and G.M. GARRITY (editors): Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, pp. 369-370.
Validation List no. 85 in IJSEM Online

1 Thermotogales Reysenbach 2002 was previously known as "Thermotogales" Huber and Stetter 1992.
2 In Validation List no. 85, the page numbers of the effective publication are cited as "pp. 369-387".