Taxon DOI
Hetharua et al. 2019
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Kosako et al. 2000 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
Hetharua et al. 2019
Zheng and Sun 2020
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. 2006
  Yabuuchi and Kosako 2006 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Kosako et al. 2000 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Hetharua et al. 2019

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 Sphingosinithalassobacter Hetharua et al. 2019. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on October 28, 2020.


  1. Zheng R, Sun C. Sphingosinithalassobacter tenebrarum sp. nov., isolated from a deep-sea cold seep. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:5561-5566. [PubMed].
  2. Hetharua B, Min D, Liao H, Guo W, Lin X, Xu H, Tian Y. Sphingosinithalassobacter portus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel member of the family Sphingomonadaceae isolated from surface seawater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2834-2840. [PubMed].