Taxon DOI
Zavarzina et al. 2010 emend. Borsodi et al. 2019
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)
(Switzer Blum et al. 2001) Zavarzina et al. 2010
(Sorokin et al. 2008) Zavarzina et al. 2010
corrig. Zavarzina et al. 2010
Borsodi et al. 2019
Bassil and Lloyd 2019
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Gibbons and Murray 2021
  Ludwig et al. 2010
  Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Zavarzina et al. 2010 emend. Borsodi et al. 2019

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 Anaerobacillus Zavarzina et al. 2010 emend. Borsodi et al. 2019. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on December 4, 2019.


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