Taxon DOI
Sneath and Jones 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Ludwig et al. 2010
(McLean and Sulzbacher 1953) Sneath and Jones 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)
Talon et al. 1988
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)
  Ludwig et al. 2010
  Sneath and Jones 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

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 Brochothrix Sneath and Jones 1976 (Approved Lists 1980). NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on July 6, 2010.


  1. Sneath PHA, Jones D. Brochothrix, a new genus tentatively placed in the family Lactobacillaceae. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1976; 26:102-104.
  2. Talon R, Grimont PAD, Grimont F, Gasser F, Boeufgras JM. Brochothrix campestris sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:99-102.
  3. Ludwig W, Schleifer K-H, Whitman WB. Family III. Listeriaceae fam. nov. In: De Vos P, Garrity G, Jones D, Krieg NR, Ludwig W, Rainey FA, Schleifer KH, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second Edition, Volume 3, Springer-Verlag, New York, 2009, p. 244.