Taxon DOI
Logan 1989
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Chen et al. 2022
(sic) (Moss et al. 1981) Logan 1989
Srinivas et al. 2013
Lee et al. 2019
Su et al. 2013
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
  Tønjum 2006 emend. Chen et al. 2021
  Chen et al. 2022
  Logan 1989

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 Iodobacter Logan 1989. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 27, 2019.


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