Taxon DOI
Allen et al. 2010 emend. Khomyakova et al. 2020
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Ludwig et al. 2010
Allen et al. 2010
Khomyakova et al. 2020
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
  Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Tindall 2019
  Breed et al. 1944 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Ludwig et al. 2010
  Allen et al. 2010 emend. Khomyakova et al. 2020

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 Alkalibaculum Allen et al. 2010 emend. Khomyakova et al. 2020. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 29, 2020.


  1. Allen TD, Caldwell ME, Lawson PA, Huhnke RL, Tanner RS. Alkalibaculum bacchi gen. nov., sp. nov., a CO-oxidizing, ethanol-producing acetogen isolated from livestock-impacted soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:2483-2489. [PubMed].
  2. Khomyakova MA, Merkel AY, Petrova DA, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA, Slobodkin AI. Alkalibaculum sporogenes sp. nov., isolated from a terrestrial mud volcano and emended description of the genus Alkalibaculum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4914-4919. [PubMed].