Taxon DOI
MacDonell and Colwell 1986
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)
(sic) (Bergeman 1909) MacDonell and Colwell 1986
corrig. (Love et al. 1982) MacDonell and Colwell 1986
(Baumann et al. 1971) MacDonell and Colwell 1986
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)
  MacDonell and Colwell 1986

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.
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Taxon Abstract for the genus Listonella MacDonell and Colwell 1986. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on May 8, 2009.


  1. Thompson FL, Thompson CC, Dias GM, Naka H, Dubay D, Crosa JH. The genus Listonella MacDonell and Colwell 1986 is a later heterotypic synonym of the genus Vibrio Pacini 1854 (Approved Lists 1980) – a taxonomic opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:3023-3027. [PubMed].
  2. MacDonell MT, Colwell RR. Phylogeny of the Vibrionaceae, and recommendation for two new genera, Listonella and Shewanella. Syst Appl Microbiol 1985; 6:171-182.