Taxon DOI
Rosenberg et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Garrity et al. 2003
Cho and Giovannoni 2003 emend. Sun et al. 2019
Zhang et al. 2014
Zhong et al. 2016 emend. Ying et al. 2021
Sun et al. 2017
Yu et al. 2018 emend. Wang et al. 2019
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
  Garrity et al. 2003
  Rosenberg et al. 2014

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 Parvularculaceae Rosenberg et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on May 17, 2018.


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