Taxon DOI
Xu et al. 2017
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Franzmann et al. 1989 emend. Ntougias et al. 2007
Xu 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) Garrity et al. 2021
  Garrity et al. 2005 emend. Williams and Kelly 2013
  Garrity et al. 2005
  Franzmann et al. 1989 emend. Ntougias et al. 2007
  Xu 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 Pistricoccus Xu et al. 2017. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 31, 2017.


  1. Xu Z-X, Liang Q-Y, Lu D-C, Chen G-J, Du Z-J. Pistricoccus aurantiacus gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a shark. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 2016; 109:1593-1602. [PubMed].