Taxon DOI
Jensen et al. 1960 emend. Becking 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
De Ley et al. 1986
Jensen et al. 1960 (Approved Lists 1980)
Chen et al. 2013
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 emend. Boden et al. 2017
  Garrity et al. 2006
  De Ley et al. 1986
  Jensen et al. 1960 emend. Becking 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

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 Derxia Jensen et al. 1960 emend. Becking 1974 (Approved Lists 1980). NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on February 9, 2017.


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