Taxon DOI
Yi et al. 2012 emend. Shakeela et al. 2015
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Reichenbach 1992 emend. García-López et al. 2019
Yi et al. 2012
Sun et al. 2021
Yi et al. 2012
(Wong et al. 2017) Li et al. 2022
Lee et al. 2017
Lee et al. 2017
Liu et al. 2020
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  corrig. Krieg et al. 2021
  (Cavalier-Smith 1998) Bernardet 2012
  Bernardet 2012 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Reichenbach 1992 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Yi et al. 2012 emend. Shakeela et al. 2015

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 Flavivirga Yi et al. 2012 emend. Shakeela et al. 2015. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 11, 2022.


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