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Order Chloroflexales

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).

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).


Chloroflexales Gupta et al. 2013, ord. nov. (Type order of the class ¤ Chloroflexia Gupta et al. 2013).
Type genus: ¤ Chloroflexus Pierson and Castenholz 1974 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. n. Chloroflexus, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending to denote order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Chloroflexales, the Chloroflexus order.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 151. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 1577-1580.
Effective publication: GUPTA (R.S.), CHANDER (P.) and GEORGE (S.): Phylogenetic framework and molecular signatures for the class Chloroflexi and its different clades; proposal for division of the class Chloroflexi class. nov. into the suborder Chloroflexineae subord. nov., consisting of the emended family Oscillochloridaceae and the family Chloroflexaceae fam. nov., and the suborder Roseiflexineae subord. nov., containing the family Roseiflexaceae fam. nov. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 2013, 103, 99-119.
Validation List no. 151 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online