Taxon DOI
Garrity et al. 2006 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Douglas 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hördt et al. 2020
Hiraishi et al. 1995 emend. Urdiain et al. 2008
Urdiain et al. 2009
Zeevi Ben Yosef et al. 2008
Brettar et al. 2007
Wang et al. 2017
Anil Kumar et al. 2012 emend. Lee 2019
Su et al. 2017
corrig. Jimenez-Infante et al. 2014
Schleheck et al. 2004
Fukuda et al. 2012
Glaeser and Overmann 2001
Albuquerque et al. 2010
Takeuchi et al. 2015
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this family 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
  Garrity et al. 2006 emend. Hördt et al. 2020

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 family Rhodobiaceae Garrity et al. 2006 emend. Hördt et al. 2020. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 30, 2020.


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