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
Liang et al. 2021
Kim et al. 2014
Campeão et al. 2019
Baek et al. 2015
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. 2006
  Garrity et al. 2006 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Liang et al. 2021
  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 Halocynthiibacter Kim et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on April 13, 2020.


  1. Liang KYH, Orata FD, Boucher YF, Case RJ. Roseobacters in a Sea of Poly- and Paraphyly: Whole Genome-Based Taxonomy of the Family Rhodobacteraceae and the Proposal for the Split of the "Roseobacter Clade" Into a Novel Family, Roseobacteraceae fam. nov. Front. Microbio. 2021; 12:683109-683109. [PubMed].
  2. Campeão ME, Swings J, Silva BS, Otsuki K, Thompson FL, Thompson CC. "Candidatus Colwellia aromaticivorans" sp. nov., "Candidatus Halocyntiibacter alkanivorans" sp. nov., and "Candidatus Ulvibacter alkanivorans" sp. nov. Genome Sequences. Microbiol Resour Announc 2019; 8:. [PubMed].
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  4. Baek K, Lee YM, Shin SC, Hwang K, Hwang CY, Hong SG, Lee HK. Halocynthiibacter arcticus sp. nov., isolated from Arctic marine sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3861-3865. [PubMed].