Taxon DOI
(sic) Hahnke et al. 2021, corrig. Hahnke et al. 2021
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
(None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
Munoz et al. 2017 emend. Hahnke et al. 2016
Sorokin et al. 2018
Type Status
Names of taxa above the rank of class or below the rank of subspecies are not covered by the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes and therefore cannot serve as nomenclatural types.
The taxonomic placement of this phylum within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Hahnke et al. 2021

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 phylum Balneolaeota (sic) Hahnke et al. 2021 and Balneolota corrig. Hahnke et al. 2021. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on November 23, 2021.


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