Taxon DOI
Hiraishi et al. 1995 emend. Halpern et al. 2009
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Willems et al. 1991
Hiraishi et al. 1995
Halpern et al. 2009
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
  Willems et al. 1991
  Hiraishi et al. 1995 emend. Halpern et al. 2009

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 Brachymonas Hiraishi et al. 1995 emend. Halpern et al. 2009. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on December 8, 2009.


  1. Hiraishi A, Shin YK, Sugiyama J. Brachymonas denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic chemoorganotrophic bacterium which contains rhodoquinones, and evolutionary retionships of rhodoquinone producers to bacterial species with various quinone classes. J Gen Appl Microbiol 1995; 41:99-117.
  2. Halpern M, Shakèd T, Schumann P. Brachymonas chironomi sp. nov., isolated from a chironomid egg mass, and emended description of the genus Brachymonas. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:3025-3029. [PubMed].