Taxon DOI
Park et al. 2011 emend. Lee et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Ivanova et al. 2004
Park et al. 2011
Lee et al. 2014
Pheng et al. 2017
Lee et al. 2014
Xu et al. 2021
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Garrity et al. 2021
  Garrity et al. 2005 emend. Williams and Kelly 2013
  Bowman and McMeekin 2005
  Ivanova et al. 2004
  Park et al. 2011 emend. Lee et al. 2014

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 Psychrosphaera Park et al. 2011 emend. Lee et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 1, 2021.


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