Order Methanopyrales

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Methanopyrales Huber and Stetter 2002, ord. nov. (Type order of the class ¤ Methanopyri Garrity and Holt 2002).
Type genus: ¤ Methanopyrus Kurr et al. 1992.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Methanopyrus, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Methanopyrales, the Methanopyrus order.
References: VALIDATION LIST no. 85. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 685-690. [HUBER (R.) and STETTER (K.O.): Order I. Methanopyrales ord. nov. 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, p. 353.]
Validation List no. 85 in IJSEM Online

Note: In Validation List no. 85, the page numbers of the effective publication are cited as "pp. 353-355".