Taxon DOI
Carlier et al. 2019 emend. Sheu et al. 2020
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
De Ley et al. 1986
Carlier et al. 2019
Sheu et al. 2020
Jiang et al. 2022
(Ying et al. 2019) Sheu 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. 2006 emend. Boden et al. 2017
  Garrity et al. 2006
  De Ley et al. 1986
  Carlier et al. 2019 emend. Sheu et al. 2020

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 Orrella Carlier et al. 2019 emend. Sheu et al. 2020. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 11, 2022.


  1. Jiang K, Yuan B, Cao C, Zhang C, Liu Y, Hai X, Li R, Qian K, Yang H. Orrella daihaiensis sp. nov., a bacterium isolated from Daihai Lake in Inner Mongolia. Arch Microbiol 2022; 204:427-427. [PubMed].
  2. Sheu S-Y, Chen L-C, Yang C-C, Carlier A, Chen W-M. Orrella amnicola sp. nov., isolated from a freshwater river, reclassification of Algicoccus marinus as Orrella marina comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Orrella. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:6381-6389. [PubMed].
  3. Carlier A, Cnockaert M, Fehr L, Vandamme P, Eberl L. Draft genome and description of Orrella dioscoreae gen. nov. sp. nov., a new species of Alcaligenaceae isolated from leaf acumens of Dioscorea sansibarensis. Syst Appl Microbiol 2017; 40:11-21. [PubMed].