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Order Prochlorales

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Prochlorales (ex Lewin 1977) Florenzano et al. 1986, ord. nov., nom. rev.
Type genus: ¤ Prochloron (ex Lewin 1977) Florenzano et al. 1986.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Prochloron, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Prochlorales, the Prochloron order.
Synonym: "Prochlorales" Lewin 1977.
Reference: FLORENZANO (G.), BALLONI (W.) and MATERASSI (R.): Nomenclature of Prochloron didemni (Lewin 1977) sp. nov., nom. rev., Prochloron (Lewin 1976) gen. nov., nom. rev., Prochloraceae fam. nov., Prochlorales ord. nov., nom. rev. in the class Photobacteria Gibbons and Murray 1978. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 351-353.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Notes:
1 Previously, the order name Prochlorales was validly published under the Botanical Code by Lewin 1977.
Reference: Editorial note. In: J.T. STALEY, M.P. BRYANT, N. PFENNIG and J.G. HOLT (editors), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, first edition, vol. 3, The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1989, p. 1799.
2 In the paper by Florenzano et al. 1986, in violation of Rules 15 and 21a, the nomenclatural type is given as Prochloraceae (ex Lewin 1977) Florenzano et al. 1986.
References:
1 EUZÉBY (J.P.) and TINDALL (B.J.): Nomenclatural type of orders: corrections necessary according to Rules 15 and 21a of the Bacteriological Code (1990 Revision) and designation of appropriate nomenclatural types of classes and subclasses. Request for an Opinion. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 725-727.
Request for an Opinion in IJSEM Online
2 JUDICIAL COMMISSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON SYSTEMATICS OF PROKARYOTES: The nomenclatural types of the orders Acholeplasmatales, Halanaerobiales, Halobacteriales, Methanobacteriales, Methanococcales, Methanomicrobiales, Planctomycetales, Prochlorales, Sulfolobales, Thermococcales, Thermoproteales and Verrucomicrobiales are the genera Acholeplasma, Halanaerobium, Halobacterium, Methanobacterium, Methanococcus, Methanomicrobium, Planctomyces, Prochloron, Sulfolobus, Thermococcus, Thermoproteus and Verrucomicrobium, respectively. Opinion 79. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 517-518.
Opinion 79 in IJSEM Online

Prochlorales (ex Lewin 1977) Florenzano et al. 1986 emend. Burger-Wiersma et al. 1989.
Type genus: ¤ Prochloron (ex Lewin 1977) Florenzano et al. 1986.
Reference: BURGER-WIERSMA (T.), STAL (L.J.) and MUR (L.R.): Prochlorothrix hollandica gen. nov., sp. nov., a filamentous oxygenic photoautrotophic procaryote containing chlorophylls a and b: assignment to Prochlorotrichaceae fam. nov. and order Prochlorales Florenzano, Balloni, and Materassi 1986, with emendation of the ordinal description. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 250-257.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Prochlorales (ex Lewin 1977) Florenzano et al. 1986 emend. Burger-Wiersma et al. 1989, nom. rejic.
Reference: PINEVICH (A.V.), AVERINA (S.G.) and VELICHKO (N.V.): Another view on the role of photosynthetic pigments in taxonomy of oxygenic-phototrophic bacteria: proposed rejection of the order Prochlorales Florenzano, Balloni, and Materassi 1986 (emend. Burger-Wiersma, Stal, and Mur 1989), the family Prochloraceae Florenzano, Balloni, and Materassi 1986, and the family Prochlorotrichaceae Burger-Wiersma, Stal, and Mur 1989. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 1264-1267.
Original article in IJSB Online

Note: According to Rule 56a, only the Judicial Commission can place a name on the list of rejected names. Therefore, this proposal is provisional and needs to be awarded by the Judicial Commission.

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