Taxon DOI
Wang et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Willems et al. 1991
Wang et al. 2014
Kim et al. 2018
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 emend. Boden et al. 2017
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Willems et al. 1991
  Wang 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 Melaminivora Wang et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on January 9, 2018.


  1. Wang H, Li J, Hu A, Qin D, Xu H, Yu C-P. Melaminivora alkalimesophila gen. nov., sp. nov., a melamine-degrading betaproteobacterium isolated from a melamine-producing factory. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1938-1944. [PubMed].
  2. Kim J-Y, Park S-H, Lee D-H, Song G, Kim Y-J. Melaminivora jejuensis sp. nov., isolated from Swinery waste. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:9-13. [PubMed].