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Order Thermoproteales

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).


 

Thermoproteales Zillig and Stetter 1982, ord. nov. (Type order of the class ¤ Crenarchaeota Cavalier-Smith 2002; type order of the class ¤ Thermoprotei Reysenbach 2002).
Type genus: ¤ Thermoproteus Zillig and Stetter 1982.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Thermoproteus, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thermoproteales, the Thermoproteus order.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 8. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1982, 32, 266-268.
Effective publication: ZILLIG (W.), STETTER (K.O.), SCHÄFER (W.), JANEKOVIC (D.), WUNDERL (S.), HOLZ (I.) and PALM (P.): Thermoproteales: a novel type of extremely thermoacidophilic anaerobic archaebacteria isolated from Icelandic solfataras. Zentralbl. Mikrobiol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig., 1981, C2, 205-227.
Validation List no. 8 in IJSEM Online

Note: On the Validation List no. 8, in violation of Rules 15 and 21a, the nomenclatural type is given as Thermoproteaceae Zillig and Stetter 1982.
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

Thermoproteales Zillig and Stetter 1982 emend. Burggraf et al. 1997.
Type genus: ¤ Thermoproteus Zillig and Stetter 1982.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Thermoproteus, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Thermoproteales, the Thermoproteus order.
Reference: BURGGRAF (S.), HUBER (H.) and STETTER (K.O.): Reclassification of the crenarchaeal orders and families in accordance with 16S rRNA sequence data. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1997, 47, 657-660.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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