Taxon DOI
Liu et al. 2011 emend. Jiang et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Hördt et al. 2020
Liu et al. 2011
Jiang et al. 2014
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. 2006
  Pfennig and Trüper 1971 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Hördt et al. 2020
  Liu et al. 2011 emend. Jiang 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 Desertibacter Liu et al. 2011 emend. Jiang et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 23, 2020.


  1. Jiang F, Xue X, Qiu X, Zhang K, Chang X, Da X, Tang Y, Fang C, Guo Y, Peng F. Desertibacter xinjiangensis sp. nov., isolated from soil of Euphrates poplar forest, and emended description of the genus Desertibacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3690-3694. [PubMed].
  2. Liu M, Dai J, Liu Y, Cai F, Wang Y, Rahman E, Fang C. Desertibacter roseus gen. nov., sp. nov., a gamma radiation-resistant bacterium in the family Rhodospirillaceae, isolated from desert sand. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1109-1113. [PubMed].
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