Taxon DOI
Teramoto and Nishijima 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Ivanova and Mikhailov 2001 emend. Ivanova et al. 2004
Teramoto and Nishijima 2014
Yu 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. 2005 emend. Williams and Kelly 2013
  Bowman and McMeekin 2005
  Ivanova and Mikhailov 2001 emend. Ivanova et al. 2004
  Teramoto and Nishijima 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 Agaribacter Teramoto and Nishijima 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 20, 2018.


  1. Teramoto M, Nishijima M. Agaribacter marinus gen. nov., sp. nov., an agar-degrading bacterium from surface seawater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2416-2423. [PubMed].
  2. Yu W-N, Han J-R, Liu Y, Du Z-J, Mu D-S. Agaribacter flavus sp. nov., isolated from red algae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3140-3143. [PubMed].