Taxon DOI
Shida et al. 1996 emend. Lee et al. 2014
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
(Shida et al. 1994) Shida et al. 1996 emend. Heyndrickx et al. 1997
Goto et al. 2004
Lee and Lee 2016
(Takagi et al. 1993) Shida et al. 1996 emend. Heyndrickx et al. 1997
Subhash et al. 2017
Lee et al. 2014
Allan et al. 2005
(Meier-Stauffer et al. 1996) Heyndrickx et al. 1997
Tsubouchi et al. 2015
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
  Shida et al. 1996 emend. Lee et al. 2014

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 Aneurinibacillus Shida et al. 1996 emend. Lee et al. 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on October 25, 2018.


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