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".
Methanosarcinales Boone et al. 2002, ord. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Methanosarcina Kluyver and van Niel 1936 emend. Barker 1956 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Methanosarcina, type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Methanosarcinales, the Methanosarcina order.
References: VALIDATION LIST N° 85. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 685-690. [BOONE (D.R.), WHITMAN (W.B.) and KOGA (Y.): Order III. Methanosarcinales ord. nov. In: D.R. BOONE, R.W. CASTENHOLZ and G.M. GARRITY (eds): 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. 268.]
Validation List N° 85 in IJSEM Online (PDF Format)
Note: In Validation List n° 85, the page numbers of the effective publication are cited as "pp. 268-294".
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