Taxon DOI
(ex Sijpesteijn 1949) Stackebrandt and Hippe 1987
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Hippe et al. 1999
(Hamlin and Hungate 1956) Stackebrandt and Hippe 1987
Sijpesteijn 1948
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
  (ex Sijpesteijn 1949) Stackebrandt and Hippe 1987

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 Ruminobacter (ex Sijpesteijn 1949) Stackebrandt and Hippe 1987. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 2, 2015.


  1. Stackebrandt E, Hippe H. Transfer of Bacteroides amylophilus to a new genus Ruminobacter gen. nov., nom. rev., as Ruminobacter amylophilus comb. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 1986; 8:204-207.
  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. Sijpesteijn AK. "Dissertation: On the morphology and the metabolism of Ruminobacter parvum." University of Leiden, 1948, p. 92-115.