Taxon DOI
Cao et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Steyn et al. 1998 emend. García-López et al. 2019
Cao et al. 2014
(Steyn et al. 1998) Cao et al. 2014 emend. Hahnke et al. 2016
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
  corrig. Kämpfer 2012 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Kämpfer 2012
  Steyn et al. 1998 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Cao 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 Pseudopedobacter Cao et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 11, 2020.


  1. Cao J, Lai Q, Li G, Shao Z. Pseudopedobacter beijingensis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from coking wastewater activated sludge, and reclassification of Pedobacter saltans as Pseudopedobacter saltans comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1853-1858. [PubMed].