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Selenomonadales Marchandin et al. 2010, ord. nov. (Type order of the class ¤ Negativicutes Marchandin et al. 2010).
Type genus: ¤ Selenomonas von Prowazek 1913 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Selenomonas -adis, type genus of the order as the first characterized genus; suff. -ales, ending to denote an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Selenomonadales, the Selenomonas order.
Reference: MARCHANDIN (H.), TEYSSIER (C.), CAMPOS (J.), JEAN-PIERRE (H.), ROGER (F.), GAY (B.), CARLIER (J.P.) and JUMAS-BILAK (E.): Negativicoccus succinicivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human clinical samples, emended description of the family Veillonellaceae and description of Negativicutes classis nov., Selenomonadales ord. nov. and Acidaminococcaceae fam. nov. in the bacterial phylum Firmicutes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1271-1279.
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