Taxon DOI
Pikuta et al. 2016
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Delwiche 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Zhi et al. 2009
Pikuta et al. 2016
Kim et al. 2020
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Goodfellow 2021 non Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997
  Krasil'nikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)
  (Rainey et al. 1997) Patrick and McDowell 2015 emend. Nouioui et al. 2018
  Delwiche 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Zhi et al. 2009
  Pikuta 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 Raineyella Pikuta et al. 2016. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on July 29, 2020.


  1. Kim YB, Kim JY, Song HS, Lee C, Kim J, Whon TW, Lee SH, Rhee J-K, Roh SW. Raineyella fluvialis sp. nov., an actinobacterium isolated from freshwater sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4298-4304. [PubMed].
  2. Pikuta EV, Menes RJ, Bruce AM, Lyu Z, Patel N, Liu Y, Hoover RB, Busse HJ, Lawson PA, Whitman WB. Raineyella antarctica gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel psychrotolerant, D-amino acid utilizing anaerobe isolated from two geographic locations of the Southern Hemisphere. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:5529-5536. [PubMed].