Taxon DOI
Amoozegar et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)
Amoozegar et al. 2014
(Zhang et al. 2013) Amoozegar et al. 2014
Wang et al. 2021
(Lee et al. 2006) Amoozegar et al. 2014
Zhang et al. 2015
Lee and Whang 2019
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Gibbons and Murray 2021
  Ludwig et al. 2010
  Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Amoozegar 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.
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Taxon Abstract for the genus Aquibacillus Amoozegar et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on November 3, 2021.


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  2. Lee J-C, Whang K-S. Aquibacillus sediminis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from saltern soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:3121-3127. [PubMed].
  3. Wang H-T, Xu L, Sun J-Q. Aquibacillus kalidii sp. nov., an indole acetic acid-producing endophyte from a shoot of Kalidium cuspidatum, and reclassification of Virgibacillus campisalis Lee et al. 2012 as a later heterotypic synonym of Virgibacillus alimentarius Kim et al. 2011. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:. [PubMed].
  4. Zhang W-Y, Hu J, Zhang X-Q, Zhu X-F, Wu M. Aquibacillus salifodinae sp. nov., a novel bacterium isolated from a salt mine in Xinjiang province, China. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 2015; 107:367-374. [PubMed].