Taxon DOI
Katayama et al. 2010
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Salam et al. 2020
Katayama et al. 2010 emend. Nouioui et al. 2018
Cheng et al. 2014
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)
  Goodfellow and Jones 2015 emend. Nouioui et al. 2018
  Salam et al. 2020
  Katayama 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 Tomitella Katayama et al. 2010. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on December 31, 2019.


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