Taxon DOI
Maiden and Jones 1985
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Peshkoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gupta and Patel 2019
Maiden and Jones 1985
Kämpfer 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
  Peshkoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Peshkoff 1939 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Gupta and Patel 2019
  Maiden and Jones 1985

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 Filibacter Maiden and Jones 1985. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on April 30, 2019.


  1. Kämpfer P, Bizet C, Clermont D, Criscuolo A, Kloepper LN, Duncan MB, McInroy JA, Kloepper JW, Schumann P, Glaeser SP. Filibacter tadaridae sp. nov., isolated from within a guano pile from a colony of Mexican free-tailed bats Tadarida brasiliensis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1438-1442. [PubMed].
  2. Maiden MFJ, Jones JG. A new filamentous, gliding bacterium, Filibacter limicola gen. nov. sp. nov., from lake sediment. J Gen Microbiol 1984; 130:2943-2959.