Taxon DOI
Kulichevskaya et al. 2017
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Dedysh et al. 2020
Franzmann and Skerman 1985 emend. Scheuner et al. 2014
Kulichevskaya et al. 2017
Kulichevskaya et al. 2021
Kulichevskaya et al. 2020
Kallscheuer et al. 2021
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this family within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Garrity and Holt 2021
  (Cavalier-Smith 2002) Ward 2020
  Dedysh et al. 2020
  Kulichevskaya et al. 2017

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 family Gemmataceae Kulichevskaya et al. 2017. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on April 27, 2021.


  1. Kallscheuer N, Rast P, Jogler M, Wiegand S, Kohn T, Boedeker C, Jeske O, Heuer A, Quast C, Glöckner FO, Rohde M, Jogler C. Analysis of bacterial communities in a municipal duck pond during a phytoplankton bloom and isolation of Anatilimnocola aggregata gen. nov., sp. nov., Lacipirellula limnantheis sp. nov. and Urbifossiella limnaea gen. nov., sp. nov. belonging to the phylum Planctomycetes. Environ Microbiol 2021; 23:1379-1396. [PubMed].
  2. Kulichevskaya IS, Ivanova AA, Baulina OI, Rijpstra WIC, Damsté JSS, Dedysh SN. Fimbriiglobus ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., a Gemmata-like planctomycete from Sphagnum peat bog and the proposal of Gemmataceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:218-224. [PubMed].
  3. Kulichevskaya IS, Naumoff DG, Miroshnikov KK, Ivanova AA, Philippov DA, Hakobyan A, Rijpstra WIC, Damsté JSS, Liesack W, Dedysh SN. Limnoglobus roseus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel freshwater planctomycete with a giant genome from the family Gemmataceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1240-1249. [PubMed].
  4. Dedysh SN, Kulichevskaya IS, Beletsky AV, Ivanova AA, Rijpstra WIC, Damsté JSS, Mardanov AV, Ravin NV. Lacipirellula parvula gen. nov., sp. nov., representing a lineage of planctomycetes widespread in low-oxygen habitats, description of the family Lacipirellulaceae fam. nov. and proposal of the orders Pirellulales ord. nov., Gemmatales ord. nov. and Isosphaerales ord. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2020; 43:126050-126050. [PubMed].
  5. Kulichevskaya IS, Ivanova AA, Naumoff DG, Beletsky AV, Rijpstra WIC, Sinninghe Damsté JS, Mardanov AV, Ravin NV, Dedysh SN. Frigoriglobus tundricola gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrotolerant cellulolytic planctomycete of the family Gemmataceae from a littoral tundra wetland. Syst Appl Microbiol 2020; 43:126129-126129. [PubMed].