Taxon DOI
Hahne et al. 2019
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Zhi et al. 2009
Hahne et al. 2019
Hahne et al. 2019
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Goodfellow 2021 non Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997
  Krasil'nikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Buchanan 1917 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Salam et al. 2020
  Stackebrandt et al. 1997 emend. Yassin et al. 2011
  Pribram 1929 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Zhi et al. 2009
  Hahne 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 Galactobacter Hahne et al. 2019. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 27, 2019.


  1. Hahne J, Isele D, Heidler von Heilborn D, Czaja-Hasse L, Hüttel B, Lipski A. Galactobacter caseinivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. and Galactobacter valiniphilus sp. nov., two novel species of the family Micrococcaceae, isolated from high bacterial count raw cow's milk. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2862-2869. [PubMed].