Taxon DOI
Chen et al. 2022
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Tønjum 2006 emend. Chen et al. 2021
Chern et al. 2004
Mob et al. 2013
Weon et al. 2007
Chang et al. 2007 emend. Pei et al. 2021
Chang et al. 2004 emend. Kim et al. 2006
Sato et al. 2009
Hao et al. 2011
Stackebrandt et al. 2007
Tanaka et al. 1991
Logan 1989
Yoon et al. 2010
Yang et al. 2005 emend. Muramatsu et al. 2010
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this family 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
  Tønjum 2006 emend. Chen et al. 2021
  Chen et al. 2022

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 Chitinibacteraceae Chen et al. 2022. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on December 22, 2021.


  1. Chen S, Rudra B, Gupta RS. Phylogenomics and molecular signatures support division of the order Neisseriales into emended families Neisseriaceae and Chromobacteriaceae and three new families Aquaspirillaceae fam. nov., Chitinibacteraceae fam. nov., and Leeiaceae fam. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2021; 44:126251-126251. [PubMed].