Taxon DOI
Zhang et al. 2011
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Ward-Rainey et al. 1997 emend. Zhi et al. 2009
Zhang et al. 2011 emend. Suriyachadkun et al. 2014
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this family 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)
  Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Salam et al. 2020
  Ward-Rainey et al. 1997 emend. Zhi et al. 2009
  Zhang et al. 2011

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 family Incertae sedis 39 Zhang et al. 2011. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on May 1, 2020.


  1. Zhang Y-Q, Liu H-Y, Yu L-Y, Lee J-C, Park D-J, Kim C-J, Xu L-H, Jiang C-L, Li W-J. Sinosporangium album gen. nov., sp. nov., a new member of the suborder Streptosporangineae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:592-597. [PubMed].