Taxon DOI
Liao et al. 2021
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Boden et al. 2017
Liao et al. 2021
Huang et al. 2022
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 emend. Boden et al. 2017
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Boden et al. 2017
  Liao et al. 2021

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 Nitrogeniibacter Liao et al. 2021. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on November 9, 2021.


  1. Huang Z, Liu R, Chen F, Lai Q, Oren A, Shao Z. Nitrogeniibacter aestuarii sp. nov., a Novel Nitrogen-Fixing Bacterium Affiliated to the Family Zoogloeaceae and Phylogeny of the Family Zoogloeaceae Revisited. Front Mar Sci 2021; 12:.
  2. Liao H, Qu M, Hou X, Lin X, Li H, Duan C-S, Tian Y. Nitrogeniibacter mangrovi gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel anaerobic and aerobic denitrifying betaproteobacterium and reclassification of Azoarcus pumilus as Aromatoleum pumilum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:. [PubMed].