Taxon DOI
Kwon et al. 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Reichenbach 1992 emend. García-López et al. 2019
Kwon et al. 2014
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  corrig. Krieg et al. 2021
  (Cavalier-Smith 1998) Bernardet 2012
  Bernardet 2012 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Reichenbach 1992 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Kwon 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 Ochrovirga Kwon et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on May 28, 2015.


  1. Kwon Y-K, Kim JH, Kim JJ, Yang SH, Ye B-R, Heo S-J, Hyun JH, Qian Z-J, Park H-S, Kang D-H, Oh C. Ochrovirga pacifica gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel agar-lytic marine bacterium of the family Flavobacteriaceae isolated from a seaweed. Curr Microbiol 2014; 69:445–450. [PubMed].