Taxon DOI
Wexler et al. 1996
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Morotomi et al. 2011
Wexler et al. 1996
Sakamoto et al. 2018
Sakon et al. 2008
Greetham et al. 2004
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
  Morotomi et al. 2011
  Wexler et al. 1996

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 Sutterella Wexler et al. 1996. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on November 26, 2018.


  1. Wexler HM, Reeves D, Summanen PH, Molitoris E, McTeague M, Duncan J, Wilson KH, Finegold SM. Sutterella wadsworthensis gen. nov., sp. nov., bile-resistant microaerophilic Campylobacter gracilis-like clinical isolates. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:252-258. [PubMed].
  2. Greetham HL, Collins MD, Gibson GR, Giffard C, Falsen E, Lawson PA. Sutterella stercoricanis sp. nov., isolated from canine faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1581-1584. [PubMed].
  3. Morotomi M, Nagai F, Watanabe Y. Parasutterella secunda sp. nov., isolated from human faeces and proposal of Sutterellaceae fam. nov. in the order Burkholderiales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:637-643. [PubMed].
  4. Sakon H, Nagai F, Morotomi M, Tanaka R. Sutterella parvirubra sp. nov. and Megamonas funiformis sp. nov., isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:970-975. [PubMed].
  5. Sakamoto M, Ikeyama N, Kunihiro T, Iino T, Yuki M, Ohkuma M. Mesosutterella multiformis gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Sutterellaceae and Sutterella megalosphaeroides sp. nov., isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3942-3950. [PubMed].