Taxon DOI
(sic) Sikutová et al. 2010, corrig. Sikutová et al. 2010
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hördt et al. 2020
(sic) Sikutová et al. 2010
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  corrig. Garrity and Holt 2021
  (Cavalier-Smith 2002) Paster 2020
  Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Swellengrebel 1907 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  (sic) Sikutová et al. 2010

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 Spironema (sic) Sikutová et al. 2010 and Allospironema corrig. Sikutová et al. 2010. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 21, 2019.


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