Taxon DOI
Sorokin et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
None 2015
Sorokin et al. 2014
Spieck et al. 2020
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 and Holt 2021 emend. Hugenholtz and Stackebrandt 2004 non Chloroflexi Gupta et al. 2013
  Garrity and Holt 2002 emend. Hugenholtz and Stackebrandt 2004 non Thermomicrobia Garrity and Holt 2021
  None 2015
  None 2015
  Sorokin 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 Nitrolancea Sorokin et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on November 23, 2021.


  1. Spieck E, Sass K, Keuter S, Hirschmann S, Spohn M, Indenbirken D, Kop LFM, Lücker S, Giaveno A. Defining Culture Conditions for the Hidden Nitrite-Oxidizing Bacterium Nitrolancea. Front. Microbio. 2020; 11:1522-1522. [PubMed].
  2. Sorokin DY, Vejmelkova D, Lücker S, Streshinskaya GM, Rijpstra WIC, Damsté JSS, Kleerbezem R, van Loosdrecht M, Muyzer G, Daims H. Nitrolancea hollandica gen. nov., sp. nov., a chemolithoautotrophic nitrite-oxidizing bacterium isolated from a bioreactor belonging to the phylum Chloroflexi. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1859-1565. [PubMed].