Taxon DOI
Ekman et al. 2011
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Brooks and Murray 1981 emend. Rainey et al. 1997
Ekman et al. 2011
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Weisburg et al. 2021
  Garrity and Holt 2002
  Rainey et al. 1997
  Brooks and Murray 1981 emend. Rainey et al. 1997
  Ekman 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 genus Deinobacterium Ekman et al. 2011. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on January 23, 2017.


  1. Ekman JV, Raulio M, Busse H-J, Fewer DP, Salkinoja-Salonen M. Deinobacterium chartae gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely radiation-resistant, biofilm-forming bacterium isolated from a Finnish paper mill. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:540-548. [PubMed].