Taxon DOI
Gibbons and Murray 1978
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Gibbons and Murray 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)
(Stanier 1973) Gibbons and Murray 1978
(ex Lewin 1977) Florenzano et al. 1986
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this subclass within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  Woese et al. 1985 emend. McNeill et al. 2006 non Cyanobacteria Woese et al. 2006
  Gibbons and Murray 1978 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Gibbons and Murray 1978

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 subclass Oxyphotobacteriae Gibbons and Murray 1978. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 2, 2018.


  1. Gibbons NE, Murray RGE. Proposals concerning the higher taxa of Bacteria. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1978; 28:1-6.