Taxon DOI
Pot et al. 1992
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Adeolu and Gupta 2013 emend. Chen et al. 2021
(Strength et al. 1976) Pot et al. 1992
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
  Adeolu and Gupta 2013 emend. Chen et al. 2021
  Pot et al. 1992

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 Prolinoborus Pot et al. 1992. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 29, 2020.


  1. Pot B, Willems A, Gillis M, De Ley J. Intra- and intergeneric relationships of the genus Aquaspirillum: Prolinoborus, a new genus for Aquaspirillum fasciculus, with the species Prolinoborus fasciculus comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1992; 42:44-57.