Taxon DOI
Zaitsev et al. 1998
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
De Vos et al. 2010
Zaitsev et al. 1998
Zaitsev et al. 1998
Yoon et al. 2016
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)
  De Vos et al. 2010
  Zaitsev et al. 1998

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 Ammoniphilus Zaitsev et al. 1998. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on June 27, 2016.


  1. Yoon J, Adachi K, Kasai H. Ammoniphilus resinae sp. nov., an endospore-forming bacterium isolated from resin fragments. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3010-3016. [PubMed].
  2. Zaitsev GM, Tsitko IV, Rainey FA, Trotsenko YA, Uotila JS, Stackebrandt E, Salkinoja-Salonen MS. New aerobic ammonium-dependent obligately oxalotrophic bacteria: description of Ammoniphilus oxalaticus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Ammoniphilus oxalivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:151-163. [PubMed].