Taxon DOI
Rezgui et al. 2011 emend. Podosokorskaya et al. 2017
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Spring 2021
Rezgui et al. 2011
Podosokorskaya et al. 2017
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
  Alauzet et al. 2014
  Alauzet et al. 2020
  Spring 2021
  Rezgui et al. 2011 emend. Podosokorskaya et al. 2017

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 Sporosalibacterium Rezgui et al. 2011 emend. Podosokorskaya et al. 2017. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 2, 2021.


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