Taxon DOI
Colwell et al. 1986
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Martin-Carnahan and Joseph 2005
Stanier 1943 emend. Schubert 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)
Huang et al. 2019
Romanenko et al. 2003 emend. Xu et al. 2014
(sic) Brown et al. 2001 emend. Ivanova et al. 2005
Padakandla and Chae 2017 emend. Akter and Shin 2018
Fischer-Romero et al. 1996 emend. Caldwell et al. 2011
Lin and Shieh 2006 emend. Yi et al. 2011
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. 2005 emend. Williams and Kelly 2013
  Martin-Carnahan and Joseph 2005
  Colwell et al. 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.
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Taxon Abstract for the family Aeromonadaceae Colwell et al. 1986. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on November 4, 2019.


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