Taxon DOI
Liu et al. 2021
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Lee et al. 2005 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
(Park et al. 2016) Liu et al. 2021
(Kim et al. 2016) Liu et al. 2021
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
  Lee et al. 2005 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Liu 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 Allopontixanthobacter Liu et al. 2021. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 3, 2021.


  1. Liu A, Xue Q-J, Li S-G, Zhang Y-J. Corrigendum: Pontixanthobacter rizhaonensis sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from surface seawater of the Yellow Sea, and the proposal of Pseudopontixanthobacter gen. nov., Pseudopontixanthobacter confluentis comb. nov. and Pseudopontixanthobacter sediminis comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:. [PubMed].