Taxon DOI
Lin et al. 2017
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Choo et al. 2007
Lin et al. 2017
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Hedlund 2021
  Choo et al. 2007
  Choo et al. 2007
  Choo et al. 2007
  Lin 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 genus Ruficoccus Lin et al. 2017. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on December 22, 2016.


  1. Lin S-Y, Hameed A, Liu Y-C, Hsu Y-H, Hung M-H, Lai W-A, Young C-C. Ruficoccus amylovorans gen. nov., sp. nov, an amylolytic and nitrate-reducing diazotroph of the family Puniceicoccaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:956-962. [PubMed].