Taxon DOI
Adhikary et al. 2017
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Pohl 1981
(Jawetz 1950) Adhikary et al. 2017
Benga et al. 2021
Adhikary et al. 2017
Adhikary et al. 2017
Adhikary et al. 2017
Adhikary et al. 2017
Adhikary et al. 2017
Adhikary et al. 2017
Adhikary 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
  Pohl 1981
  Adhikary 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 Rodentibacter Adhikary et al. 2017. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 2, 2021.


  1. Benga L, Nicklas W, Lautwein T, Verbarg S, Gougoula C, Engelhardt E, Benten WPM, Köhrer K, Sager M, Christensen H. Rodentibacter haemolyticus sp. nov. isolated from laboratory rodents. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:. [PubMed].
  2. Adhikary S, Nicklas W, Bisgaard M, Boot R, Kuhnert P, Waberschek T, Aalbaek B, Korczak B, Christensen H. Rodentibacter gen. nov. including Rodentibacter pneumotropicus comb. nov., Rodentibacter heylii sp. nov., Rodentibacter myodis sp. nov., Rodentibacter ratti sp. nov., Rodentibacter heidelbergensis sp. nov., Rodentibacter trehalosifermentans sp. nov., Rodentibacter rarus sp. nov., Rodentibacter mrazii and two genomospecies. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1793-1806. [PubMed].