Taxon DOI
Lignieres 1900 emend. Le Minor and Rohde 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Rahn 1984 emend. Adeolu et al. 2016
(ex Kauffmann and Edwards 1952) Le Minor and Popoff 1987
(Borman 1957) Kauffmann 1964 (Approved Lists 1980)
(Le Minor et al. 1985) Reeves et al. 1989
corrig. (Smith 1894) Weldin 1927 (Approved Lists 1980)
(Gaertner 1888) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)
Le Minor et al. 1958
Guinee and Kampelmacher 1961
(ex Kayser 1902) Ezaki et al. 2000
Shelobolina et al. 2005
(Schroeter 1886) Warren and Scott 1930 (Approved Lists 1980)
(Loeffler 1892) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (Approved Lists 1980)
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) Adeolu et al. 2016
  Rahn 1984 emend. Adeolu et al. 2016
  Lignieres 1900 emend. Le Minor and Rohde 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

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.
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Taxon Abstract for the genus Salmonella Lignieres 1900 emend. Le Minor and Rohde 1974 (Approved Lists 1980). NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on January 17, 2019.


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