Order Fusobacteriales

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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).


Fusobacteriales Staley and Whitman 2012, ord. nov. (Type order of the class ¤ Fusobacteriia Staley and Whitman 2012).
Type genus: ¤ Fusobacterium Knorr 1922 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Fusobacterium, type genus of the order; suff. - ales, ending denoting order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Fusobacteriales, the Fusobacterium order.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 143. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1-4.
Effective publication: STALEY (J.T.) and WHITMAN (W.B.): Order I. Fusobacteriales ord. nov. In N.R. KRIEG, J.T. STALEY, D.R. BROWN, B.P. HEDLUND, B.J. PASTER, N.L. WARD, W. LUDWIG and W.B. WHITMAN (editors), Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 4 (The Bacteroidetes, Spirochaetes, Tenericutes (Mollicutes), Acidobacteria, Fibrobacteres, Fusobacteria, Dictyoglomi, Gemmatimonadetes, Lentisphaerae, Verrucomicrobia, Chlamydiae, and Planctomycetes), Springer, New York, 2011, p. 747.
Validation List no. 143 in IJSEM Online

Note: In Validation List No. 143, the year of publication of Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4 was erroneously cited as 2010. The correct year of publication should be 2011.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1016.
Erratum in IJSEM Online