Taxon DOI
Ivanova et al. 2010
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Bowman 2006 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
Ivanova et al. 2010
Zou et al. 2013
Agafonova et al. 2020
Wen et al. 2011
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
  Douglas 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Bowman 2006 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Ivanova et al. 2010

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 Hansschlegelia Ivanova et al. 2010. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 26, 2020.


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