Taxon DOI
Wu et al. 2020 non Tissierellaceae Alauzet et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Alauzet et al. 2020
Collins and Shah 1986 emend. Alauzet et al. 2014
Rezgui et al. 2012
Wu et al. 2020
Huang et al. 2015
corrig. Bilen et al. 2021 emend. Schnürer et al. 2022
Liu et al. 2021
Lawson 2020
Parshina et al. 2003 emend. Nazina et al. 2020
Hernandez-Eugenio et al. 2002
Slobodkin et al. 2006 emend. Niu et al. 2009
Pham et al. 2017
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this family within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Gibbons and Murray 2021
  Alauzet et al. 2014
  Alauzet et al. 2020
  Wu et al. 2020 non Tissierellaceae Alauzet 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 family Tissierellaceae Wu et al. 2020 non Tissierellaceae Alauzet et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on February 22, 2022.


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