Taxon DOI
Koppe 1924 emend. La Rivière 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Willems et al. 1991
(Lauterborn 1915) Utermöhl and Koppe 1924 (Approved Lists 1980)
(ex Gicklhorn 1920) Dubinina and Grabovich 1989
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
  Koppe 1924 emend. La Rivière 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 Macromonas Koppe 1924 emend. La Rivière 1974 (Approved Lists 1980). NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on May 8, 2009.


  1. Utermöhl H, Koppe F. Genus Macromonas. In: Koppe, F.: Die Schlammflora der ostholsteinischen Seen und des Bodensees. Arch Hydrobiol 1924; 14:619-672.
  2. Willems A, Gillis M. Family IV. Comamonadaceae fam. nov. In: Garrity GM, Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second Edition, Volume 2, Part C, Springer, New York, 2005, p. 686.
  3. Dubinina GA, Grabovich MY. Isolation, cultivation and characteristics of Macromonas bipunctata. Mikrobiologiya (Russian) 1989; 53:748-755.