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
Sorokin et al. 2014
Sorokin et al. 2014
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this order within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Garrity and Holt 2021 emend. Abdul Rahman et al. 2015 non Fibrobacteres Spain et al. 2012
  Sorokin et al. 2014
  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 order Chitinivibrionales Sorokin et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on February 28, 2017.


  1. Sorokin DY, Gumerov VM, Rakitin AL, Beletsky AV, Damsté JSS, Muyzer G, Mardanov AV, Ravin NV. Genome analysis of Chitinivibrio alkaliphilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel extremely haloalkaliphilic anaerobic chitinolytic bacterium from the candidate phylum Termite Group 3. Environ Microbiol 2014; 16:1549-1565. [PubMed].