Taxon DOI
(sic) Liu et al. 2016, corrig. Liu et al. 2016
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Hördt et al. 2020
corrig. Liu et al. 2016
corrig. Pira 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. 2006
  Yabuuchi and Kosako 2006 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Hördt et al. 2020
  (sic) Liu 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 Pacificamonas (sic) Liu et al. 2016 and Pacificimonas corrig. Liu et al. 2016. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on April 22, 2022.


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  2. Pira H, Risdian C, Müsken M, Schupp PJ, Wink J. Pacificimonas pallium sp. nov., an Isolated Bacterium from the Mantle of Pacific Oyster Crassostrea gigas in Germany, and Prediction of One-Carbon Metabolism. Diversity 2022; 14:.
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