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Cenarchaeales Cavalier-Smith 2002, ord. nov.
Type genus: "Cenarchaeum" DeLong and Preston 1996.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. "Cenarchaeum", type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Cenarchaeales, the "Cenarchaeum" order.
Reference: CAVALIER-SMITH (T.): The neomuran origin of archaebacteria, the negibacterial root of the universal tree and bacterial megaclassification. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 7-76.
Original article in IJSEM Online
1 The type genus "Cenarchaeum" does not appear on the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names, and has not been validly published since 1 January 1980. Consequently, Cenarchaeales Cavalier-Smith 2002 is illegitimate.
2 In the paper by Cavalier-Smith 2002, the type genus "Cenarchaeum" is erroneously cited as "Cenarchaeum" Preston et al. 1996.