Taxon DOI
Iino et al. 2014 emend. Fu et al. 2020
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Krieg 2012 emend. García-López et al. 2019
Na et al. 2009 emend. Fu et al. 2018
Wu et al. 2016 emend. Jia et al. 2018
Vandieken et al. 2019
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this family within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  corrig. Krieg et al. 2021
  corrig. Krieg 2012 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Krieg 2012 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Iino et al. 2014 emend. Fu et al. 2020

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 Marinifilaceae Iino et al. 2014 emend. Fu et al. 2020. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
Krieg 2011 originally placed this family in the Bacteroidales. Wu et al. 2016 moved this family into Marinilabiliales ord. nov. This was effectively reversed with the unification of Marinilabiliales into the Bacteroidales by García-López et al. 2019.
This information was last reviewed on April 30, 2020.


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  2. Vandieken V, Marshall IPG, Niemann H, Engelen B, Cypionka H. Labilibaculum manganireducens gen. nov., sp. nov. and Labilibaculum filiforme sp. nov., Novel Bacteroidetes Isolated from Subsurface Sediments of the Baltic Sea. Front. Microbio. 2017; 8:2614-2614. [PubMed].
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