Taxon DOI
Mellado et al. 1996
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)
(Smith 1938) Mellado et al. 1996 emend. Huang et al. 2000
López-Hermoso et al. 2018
Ali Amoozegar et al. 2008 emend. López-Hermoso et al. 2018
Romano et al. 2011
Chamroensaksri et al. 2009
Galisteo 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. 2005 emend. Williams and Kelly 2013
  Garrity and Holt 2001
  Véron 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Mellado et al. 1996

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 Salinivibrio Mellado et al. 1996. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on October 30, 2019.


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