Taxon DOI
Li et al. 2021
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Li et al. 2021
Li et al. 2021
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this family within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Goodfellow 2021 non Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997
  Suzuki and Whitman 2013 emend. Foesel et al. 2016
  Li et al. 2021
  Li 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 family Miltoncostaeaceae Li et al. 2021. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 16, 2021.


  1. Li C, He Y-Q, Cui L-Q, Albuquerque L, Chen R-W, Long L-J, Tian X-P. Miltoncostaea marina gen. nov. sp. nov., and Miltoncostaea oceani sp. nov., a novel deep branching phylogenetic lineage within the class Thermoleophilia isolated from marine environments, and proposal of Miltoncostaeaceae fam. nov. and Miltoncostaeales ord. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2021; 44:126216-126216. [PubMed].