Taxon DOI
corrig. Boscaro et al. 2013, (sic) Boscaro et al. 2013
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Görtz and Schmidt 2006 emend. Szokoli et al. 2016
corrig. Boscaro et al. 2013
corrig. Serra et al. 2016
(sic) Beliavskaia 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) Garrity et al. 2021
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Szokoli et al. 2020
  Görtz and Schmidt 2006 emend. Szokoli et al. 2016
  corrig. Boscaro et al. 2013

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 Goertzia corrig. Boscaro et al. 2013 and Gortzia (sic) Boscaro et al. 2013. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 8, 2021.


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  2. Beliavskaia AY, Predeus AV, Garushyants SK, Logacheva MD, Gong J, Zou S, Gelfand MS, Rautian MS. New Intranuclear Symbiotic Bacteria from Macronucleus of Paramecium putrinum—“Candidatus Gortzia Yakutica”. Diversity 2020; 12:198-198.