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Stigonematales (ex Geitler 1925) Cavalier-Smith 2002, ord. nov., nom. rev.
Type genus: "Stigonema" Agardh 1824.
Synonym: "Stigonematales" Geitler 1925.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. "Stigonema", type genus of the order; suff. -ales, ending denoting an order; N.L. fem. pl. n. Stigonematales, the "Stigonema" order.
Reference: 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
1 The type genus "Stigonema" does not appear on the Approved Lists of Bacterial Names, and has not been validly published since 1 January 1980. Consequently, Stigonematales Cavalier-Smith 2002 is illegitimate.
2 In the paper by Cavalier-Smith 2002, the order Stigonematales is cited as Stigonematales Cavalier-Smith 2002, ord. nov.
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