Taxon DOI
Tang et al. 2010 emend. Yang et al. 2021
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Embley et al. 1989 emend. Teo et al. 2021
Tang et al. 2010
Yang et al. 2021
(Tang et al. 2010) Nouioui et al. 2018
(Guan et al. 2012) Nouioui 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) Goodfellow 2021 non Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997
  Krasil'nikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Labeda and Goodfellow 2015
  Embley et al. 1989 emend. Teo et al. 2021
  Tang et al. 2010 emend. Yang et al. 2021

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 Haloechinothrix Tang et al. 2010 emend. Yang et al. 2021. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on June 25, 2021.


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