Taxon DOI
Sheu et al. 2011
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)
Sheu et al. 2011
Yiamsombut et al. 2022
Yiamsombut et al. 2022
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
  Ludwig et al. 2010
  Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Sheu 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 Allobacillus Sheu et al. 2011. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on February 21, 2022.


  1. Yiamsombut S, Kanchanasin P, Phongsopitanun W, Kuncharoen N, Savarajara A, Shi W, Wu L, Ma J, Tanasupawat S. Allobacillus salarius sp. nov., and Allobacillus saliphilus sp. nov., isolated from shrimp paste (ka-pi) in Thailand. Arch Microbiol 2021; 204:71-71. [PubMed].
  2. Sheu S-Y, Arun AB, Jiang S-R, Young C-C, Chen W-M. Allobacillus halotolerans gen. nov., sp. nov. isolated from shrimp paste. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1023-1027. [PubMed].