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 - List of genera included in the order - List of families included in the order - Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction".
Bacillales Prévot 1953, ordo. (Type order of the class ¤ Firmibacteria Murray 1988; type order of the class ¤ Teichobacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002; type order of the class ¤ Bacilli Ludwig et al. 2010).
Type genus: ¤ Bacillus Cohn 1872 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Bacillus, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Bacillales, the Bacillus order.
References: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition). [PRÉVOT (A.R.) in: P. HAUDUROY, G. EHRINGER, G. GUILLOT, J. MAGROU, A.R. PRÉVOT, ROSSET and A. URBAIN: Dictionnaire des Bactéries Pathogènes, 2nd ed., Masson, Paris, 1953, pp. 1-692.]
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