Taxon DOI
Elbanna et al. 2003
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Garrity et al. 2007
Elbanna et al. 2003 emend. Lüke-Eversloh et al. 2004
Chou et al. 2006
Tang et al. 2019
Chaudhary et al. 2022
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
  Garrity et al. 2007
  Elbanna et al. 2003

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 Schlegelella Elbanna et al. 2003. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 11, 2022.


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  2. Chaudhary DK, Lee H, Dahal RH, Kim D-U. Schlegelella koreensis sp. nov., isolated from evaporator core of automobile air conditioning system. Arch Microbiol 2021; 203:2373-2378. [PubMed].
  3. Tang B, Yu Y, Liang J, Zhang Y, Bian X, Zhi X, Ding X. Reclassification of 'Polyangium brachysporum' DSM 7029 as Schlegelella brevitalea sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2877-2883. [PubMed].
  4. Elbanna K, Lütke-Eversloh T, Van Trappen S, Mergaert J, Swings J, Steinbüchel A. Schlegelella thermodepolymerans gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel thermophilic bacterium that degrades poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-mercaptopropionate). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1165-1168. [PubMed].