Taxon DOI
Ishikawa et al. 2003
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)
Ishikawa et al. 2003
Chen et al. 2009
Yin et al. 2021
Cao et al. 2017
Wang et al. 2019
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
  Ludwig et al. 2010
  Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Ishikawa et al. 2003

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.
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Taxon Abstract for the genus Paraliobacillus Ishikawa et al. 2003. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 6, 2021.


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