Taxon DOI
Anil Kumar et al. 2012 emend. Lee 2019
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Hördt et al. 2020
Anil Kumar et al. 2012 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
Lee 2019
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
  Douglas 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Hördt et al. 2020
  Anil Kumar et al. 2012 emend. Lee 2019

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 Lutibaculum Anil Kumar et al. 2012 emend. Lee 2019. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on January 29, 2019.


  1. Lee SD. Lutibaculum pontilimi sp. nov., isolated from a tidal mudflat and emended description of the genus Lutibaculum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:422-426. [PubMed].
  2. Anil Kumar PA, Srinivas TNR, Manasa P, Madhu S, Shivaji S. Lutibaculum baratangense gen. nov., sp. nov., a proteobacterium isolated from a mud volcano. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2025-2031. [PubMed].
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