Taxon DOI
Thompson et al. 2003 emend. Choi et al. 2012
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Véron 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)
(Hickman et al. 1982) Thompson et al. 2003
Pujalte et al. 2016
Choi et al. 2013
Mahmoud et al. 2021
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 and Holt 2001
  Véron 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Thompson et al. 2003 emend. Choi et al. 2012

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 Grimontia Thompson et al. 2003 emend. Choi et al. 2012. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on April 8, 2021.


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