Taxon DOI
Xia et al. 2015
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Munoz et al. 2016 emend. Park et al. 2019
Xia et al. 2015 emend. García-López et al. 2019
Sorokin et al. 2017
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  corrig. Munoz et al. 2021
  Munoz et al. 2017
  Munoz et al. 2017 emend. Park et al. 2019
  Munoz et al. 2016 emend. Park et al. 2019
  Xia et al. 2015

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 Longimonas Xia et al. 2015. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 11, 2020.


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  2. Sorokin DY, Khijniak TV, Galinski EA, Kublanov IV. Natronotalea proteinilytica gen. nov., sp. nov. and Longimonas haloalkaliphila sp. nov., extremely haloalkaliphilic members of the phylum Rhodothermaeota from hypersaline alkaline lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4161-4167. [PubMed].
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  4. Xia J, Zhou Y-X, Zhao L-H, Chen G-J, Du Z-J. Longimonas halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from a marine solar saltern. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2272-2276. [PubMed].