Taxon DOI
Kalmbach et al. 1999 emend. Hirose et al. 2020
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Willems et al. 1991
Kalmbach et al. 1999
Kalmbach et al. 1999
Lin et al. 2009
Chen et al. 2020
Chen et al. 2012
Pham et al. 2015
Kalmbach et al. 1999
Hirose et al. 2020
Sun et al. 2021
Khan et al. 2019
Dahal et al. 2021
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
  Kalmbach et al. 1999 emend. Hirose et al. 2020

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 Aquabacterium Kalmbach et al. 1999 emend. Hirose et al. 2020. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on October 6, 2021.


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