Taxon DOI
Hahnke et al. 2012
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Liang et al. 2021
Hahnke et al. 2012
Baek et al. 2017
Nogi et al. 2017
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
  Garrity et al. 2006 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Liang et al. 2021
  Hahnke 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 Planktotalea Hahnke et al. 2012. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on November 20, 2017.


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  2. Hahnke S, Tindall BJ, Schumann P, Sperling M, Brinkhoff T, Simon M. Planktotalea frisia gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from the southern North Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1619-1624. [PubMed].
  3. Nogi Y, Nishi S, Koyama S. Planktotalealamellibrachiae sp. nov., isolated from a marine organism in Kagoshima Bay, Japan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4785-4789. [PubMed].
  4. Baek K, Choi A, Lee YM, Lee HK, Cho J-C. Planktotalea arctica sp. nov., isolated from Arctic seawater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:3501-3505. [PubMed].