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
Stackebrandt 2020
Li et al. 2021
(Kunapuli et al. 2010) Li 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) Gibbons and Murray 2021
  Rainey 2010
  Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Stackebrandt 2020
  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 genus Paradesulfitobacterium Li et al. 2021. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on October 6, 2021.


  1. Li Y, Yang G, Yao S, Zhuang L. Paradesulfitobacterium ferrireducens gen. nov., sp. nov., a Fe(III)-reducing bacterium from petroleum-contaminated soil and reclassification of Desulfitobacterium aromaticivorans as Paradesulfitobacterium aromaticivorans comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:. [PubMed].