Taxon DOI
Kim et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Kämpfer et al. 2011
Kim et al. 2014 emend. García-López et al. 2019
Cho et al. 2017
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
  Munoz et al. 2017 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Munoz et al. 2017 emend. Hahnke et al. 2016
  Kämpfer et al. 2011
  Kim 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 Parafilimonas Kim et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on July 13, 2017.


  1. Kim S-J, Park J-H, Lim J-M, Ahn J-H, Anandham R, Weon H-Y, Kwon S-W. Parafilimonas terrae gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from greenhouse soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3040-3045. [PubMed].
  2. Cho H, Ahn J-H, Weon H-Y, Joa J-H, Hong S-B, Seok S-J, Kim J.-S., Kwon S-W, Kim S-J. Parafilimonas rhizosphaerae sp. nov., isolated from the rhizosphere of tomato plant (Solanum lycopersicum L.). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2279-2283. [PubMed].