Taxon DOI
Davis et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Malnick 1997
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Hippe et al. 1999
Davis et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)
Malnick 1997
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
  Martin-Carnahan and Joseph 2005
  Hippe et al. 1999
  Davis et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Malnick 1997

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 Anaerobiospirillum Davis et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Malnick 1997. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on April 22, 2009.


  1. Davis CP, Cleven D, Brown J, Balish E. Anaerobiospirillum, a new genus of spiral-shaped bacteria. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1976; 26:498-504.
  2. Hippe H, Hagelstein A, Kramer I, Swiderski J, Stackenbrandt E. Phylogenetic analysis of Formivibrio citricus, Propionivibrio dicarboxylicus, Anaerobiospirillum thomasii, Succcinimonas amylolytica and Succinivibrio dextrinosolvens and proposal of Succinivibrionaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:779-782. [PubMed].
  3. Malnick H. Anaerobiospirillum thomasii sp. nov., an anaerobic spiral bacterium isolated from the feces of cats and dogs and from diarrheal feces of humans, and emendation of the genus Anaerobiospirillum. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:381-384. [PubMed].