Taxon DOI
Schmidt et al. 2016
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Sisinthy et al. 2017
Schmidt et al. 2016
Wang et al. 2022
(Brettar et al. 2006) Wang et al. 2022
(Zhong et al. 2014) Wang et al. 2022
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. 2005 emend. Williams and Kelly 2013
  Imhoff 2005
  Bavendamm 1924 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Sisinthy et al. 2017
  Schmidt et al. 2016

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 Arsukibacterium Schmidt et al. 2016. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 1, 2022.


  1. Schmidt M, Priemé A, Stougaard P. Arsukibacterium ikkense gen. nov., sp. nov, a novel alkaliphilic, enzyme-producing 𝛾-Proteobacterium isolated from a cold and alkaline environment in Greenland. Syst Appl Microbiol 2007; 30:197-201. [PubMed].
  2. Wang Z, Cheng J-H, Zhang X-Y, Xu F, Fu H-H, Li C-Y, Zhang Y-Z, Chen X-L, Song X-Y, Zhang X-Y. Arsukibacterium indicum sp. nov., isolated from deep-sea sediment, and transfer of Rheinheimera tuosuensis and Rheinheimera perlucida to the genus Arsukibacterium as Arsukibacterium tuosuense comb. nov. and Arsukibacterium perlucidum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:. [PubMed].
  3. Sisinthy S, Chakraborty D, Adicherla H, Gundlapally SR. Emended description of the family Chromatiaceae, phylogenetic analyses of the genera Alishewanella, Rheinheimera and Arsukibacterium, transfer of Rheinheimera longhuensis LH2-2T to the genus Alishewanella and description of Alishewanella alkalitolerans sp. nov. from Lonar Lake, India. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 2017; 110:1227-1241. [PubMed].