Taxon DOI
Kim et al. 2013
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Yoon et al. 2011
Kim et al. 2013
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
  Nakagawa 2012 emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Leadbetter 1974 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. García-López et al. 2019
  Yoon et al. 2011
  Kim et al. 2013

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 Algivirga Kim et al. 2013. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on June 1, 2015.


  1. Kim JJ, Kim JH, Kwon Y-K, Kwon K-K, Yang S-H, Jang J, Heo SJ, Park H-S, Jung W-K, Leo Y, Kang D-H, Oh C. Algivirga pacifica gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel agar-degrading marine bacterium of the family Flammeovirgaceae isolated from Micronesia. Curr Microbiol 2013; 67:742–747. [PubMed].