Taxon DOI
Krasil'nikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Prévot 1953 (Approved Lists 1980)
Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gupta and Patel 2019
Manorama et al. 2009 emend. Verma et al. 2012
Arora et al. 2011 emend. Raj et al. 2013
Maiden and Jones 1985
Pal et al. 2019
Yoon et al. 2001 emend. Yaakop et al. 2015
Trevisan 1885 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Ruan et al. 2014
Yoon et al. 2001 emend. Yoon et al. 2004
Krishnamurthi et al. 2009 emend. Reddy et al. 2013
Yoon et al. 2001
Krishnamurthi et al. 2011
Whitehead et al. 2015
Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gupta and Patel 2019
Tetz and Tetz 2018
Fortina et al. 2001 emend. Gupta and Patel 2019
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this family 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)
  Krasil'nikov 1949 (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 family Planococcaceae Krasil'nikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980). NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 13, 2020.


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