Taxon DOI
Johnson et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)
Ezaki et al. 2001 emend. Aujoulat et al. 2021
Hitch et al. 2022
Ezaki et al. 2001
Ueki et al. 2009
Patel et al. 2019
Patel et al. 2015
Murdoch and Shah 2000
Ezaki et al. 2001
Collins et al. 1993
Ulger-Toprak et al. 2010
Tindall and Euzéby 2006
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
  Rainey 2010
  Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Johnson 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 Peptoniphilaceae Johnson et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on December 22, 2021.


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