Taxon DOI
Schlesner 1988
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Babudieri 1950 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hördt et al. 2020
Schlesner 1988
Wu et al. 2009 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
Henriques and De Marco 2015
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Garrity et al. 2021
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Douglas 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Babudieri 1950 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Schlesner 1988

The taxonomy from the rank of class and below is based upon currently published taxonomic opinion. For a complete taxonomy, refer to The Taxonomic Outline of Bacteria and Archaea, Release 7.7.
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Taxon Abstract for the genus Filomicrobium Schlesner 1988. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 11, 2019.


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