Taxon DOI
Boden et al. 2017
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Garrity et al. 2006
Itzigsohn 1868 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Dahal et al. 2020
Reinhold-Hurek et al. 1993 emend. Fu et al. 2019
Huang et al. 2022
Liao et al. 2021
Huang et al. 2022
Huang et al. 2022
Huang et al. 2022
Macy et al. 1993 emend. Yin et al. 2017
Weon et al. 2008 emend. Kang et al. 2017
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this family within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Garrity et al. 2021
  Garrity et al. 2006 emend. Boden et al. 2017
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Boden 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 family Zoogloeaceae Boden et al. 2017. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on November 9, 2021.


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