Taxon DOI
Ulger-Toprak et al. 2010
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Johnson et al. 2014
Ulger-Toprak et al. 2010
Diop et al. 2018
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
  Rainey 2010
  Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Johnson et al. 2014
  Ulger-Toprak 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 Murdochiella Ulger-Toprak et al. 2010. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 17, 2018.


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