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).
For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).
Streptomycetales Cavalier-Smith 2002, ord. nov. (Type order of the class ¤ Streptomycetes Cavalier-Smith 2002).
Type genus: ¤ Streptomyces Waksman and Henrici 1943 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Streptomyces, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Streptomycetales, the Streptomyces order.
Valid publication: 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