Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow (→) only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).
For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).
Caulobacterales Henrici and Johnson 1935, ordo. (Type order of the class ¤ Alphaproteobacteria Garrity et al. 2006).
Type genus: ¤ Caulobacter Henrici and Johnson 1935 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Caulobacter, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Caulobacterales, the Caulobacter order.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: HENRICI (A.T.) and JOHNSON (D.): Stalked bacteria, a new order of Schizomycetes. Journal of Bacteriology, 1935, 29, 3-4.