Taxon DOI
Naushad et al. 2015
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Naushad et al. 2015
Antunes et al. 2003 emend. Shimane et al. 2013
Zhou et al. 2018
Parada-Pinilla et al. 2020
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
  Naushad et al. 2015
  Naushad et al. 2015

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 Salinisphaeraceae Naushad et al. 2015. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on November 30, 2020.


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