Saccharomycetales

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Saccharomycetales
S cerevisiae under DIC microscopy.jpg
Saccharomyces cerevisiae under DIC microscopy
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Saccharomycotina
Class: Saccharomycetes
Order: Saccharomycetales
Kudryatsev, 1960[1]
Families

Ascoideaceae
Cephaloascaceae
Dipodascaceae
Endomycetaceae
Eremotheciaceae
Lipomycetaceae
Metschnikowiaceae
Pichiaceae
Saccharomycetaceae
Saccharomycodaceae
Saccharomycopsidaceae
Trichomonascaceae

The Saccharomycetales are an order in the kingdom of fungi that comprises the budding yeasts and includes 12 families.

Etymology[edit]

The name comes from the Greek word σάκχαρον (sákkharon), meaning "sugar" and μύκης (mukēs) meaning "fungus".

Genera incertae sedis[edit]

According to the 2007 Outline of Ascomycota, genera included within the order, but of uncertain taxonomic position (incertae sedis) include Ascobotryozyma, Hyphopichia, Kodamaea, Nakazawaea, Phaffomyces, Starmera, Starmerella, and Yamadazyma.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kudryatsev, V. (1960). Die Systematik der Hefen. Berlin: Akademie Verlag. 
  2. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM. (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet (Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany) 13: 1–58. 

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