Taxon DOI
Kämpfer et al. 2010
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Nedashkovskaya and Ludwig 2012
Kämpfer et al. 2010 emend. García-López et al. 2019
Zhang 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
  corrig. Krieg et al. 2021
  Nakagawa 2012 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Leadbetter 1974 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Nedashkovskaya and Ludwig 2012
  Kämpfer 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 Fontibacter Kämpfer et al. 2010. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 15, 2013.


  1. Zhang J, Yang G, Zhou S, Wang Y, Yuan Y, Zhuang L. Fontibacter ferrireducens sp. nov., an Fe(III)-reducing bacterium isolated from a microbial fuel cell. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:925-929. [PubMed].
  2. Kämpfer P, Young C-C, Chen W-M, Rekha PD, Fallschissel K, Lodders N, Chou J-H, Shen F-T, Frischmann A, Busse H-J, Arun AB. Fontibacter flavus gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family ‘Cyclobacteriaceae’, isolated from a hot spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:2066-2070. [PubMed].