Taxon DOI
Shivaji and Reddy 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
(Romanenko et al. 2003) Shivaji and Reddy 2014
Park et al. 2017
(Yong et al. 2007) Shivaji and Reddy 2014
(Park and Yoon 2013) Shivaji and Reddy 2014
(Zhang et al. 2011) Shivaji and Reddy 2014
(Matsuyama et al. 2006) Shivaji and Reddy 2014
Bech et al. 2017
Wang et al. 2020
Shivaji and Reddy 2014
(Van Trappen et al. 2004) Shivaji and Reddy 2014
(Zhang et al. 2006) Shivaji and Reddy 2014
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
  Shivaji and Reddy 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 Paraglaciecola Shivaji and Reddy 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 26, 2020.


  1. Park S, Choi SJ, Choi J, Yoon J-H. Paraglaciecola aestuariivivens sp. nov., isolated from a tidal flat. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4754-4759. [PubMed].
  2. Wang Y, Zhang Y, Liu T, Zhu X, Ma J, Su X, Kang J, Guo C. Paraglaciecola marina sp. nov., isolated from marine alga (Sargassum natans (L.) Gaillon). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4451-4457. [PubMed].
  3. Bech PK, Schultz-Johansen M, Glaring MA, Barbeyron T, Czjzek M, Stougaard P. Paraglaciecola hydrolytica sp. nov., a bacterium with hydrolytic activity against multiple seaweed-derived polysaccharides. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2242-2247. [PubMed].
  4. Shivaji S, Reddy GS. Phylogenetic analyses of the genus Glaciecola: emended description of the genus Glaciecola, transfer of Glaciecola mesophila, G. agarilytica, G. aquimarina, G. arctica, G. chathamensis, G. polaris and G. psychrophila to the genus Paraglaciecola gen. nov. as Paraglaciecola mesophila comb. nov., P. agarilytica comb. nov., P. aquimarina comb. nov., P. arctica comb. nov., P. chathamensis comb. nov., P. polaris comb. nov. and P. psychrophila comb. nov., and description of Paraglaciecola oceanifecundans sp. nov., isolated from the Southern Ocean. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3264-3275. [PubMed].