Taxon DOI
Zhao et al. 2012
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Kuever et al. 2006
(sic) Zhao et al. 2012
(Tsu et al. 1999) Galushko and Kuever 2021
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  Waite et al. 2020
  Waite et al. 2020
  Kuever et al. 2006 emend. Waite et al. 2020
  Kuever et al. 2006
  Zhao et al. 2012

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 Desulfobaculum Zhao et al. 2012. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on October 27, 2020.


  1. Galushko A, Kuever J. Desulfobaculum. In: Professor William B. Whitman (ed), Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria, First Edition, Volume 1, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2015.
  2. Zhao C, Gao Z, Qin Q, Li F, Ruan L. Desulfobaculum xiamenensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Desulfovibrionaceae isolated from marine mangrove sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1570-1575. [PubMed].