Taxon DOI
Yoon et al. 2001
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
Yoon et al. 2001
(Engelhardt et al. 2001) Dai et al. 2005
Dai et al. 2005
Jung et al. 2009
Zhang et al. 2009
Ramezani et al. 2019
(Junge et al. 1998) Yoon et al. 2001
(ZoBell and Upham 1944) Yoon et al. 2001
(Reddy et al. 2002) Dai et al. 2005
Luo et al. 2014
(Mayilraj et al. 2005) Jung et al. 2009
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
  Yoon et al. 2001

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 Planomicrobium Yoon et al. 2001. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on April 30, 2019.


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  2. Zhang DC, Liu HC, Xin YH, Yu Y, Zhou PJ, Zhou YG. Planomicrobium glaciei sp. nov., a psychrotolerant bacterium isolated from a glacier. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:1387-1390. [PubMed].
  3. Dai X, Wang YN, Wang BJ, Liu SJ, Zhou YG. Planomicrobium chinense sp. nov., isolated from coastal sediment, and transfer of Planococcus psychrophilus and Planococcus alkanoclasticus to Planomicrobium as Planomicrobium psychrophilum comb. nov. and Planomicrobium alkanoclasticum comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:699-702. [PubMed].
  4. Luo X, Zhang J, Li D, Xin Y, Xin D, Fan L. Planomicrobium soli sp. nov., isolated from soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2700-2705. [PubMed].
  5. Jung Y-T, Kang S-J, Oh T-K, Yoon J-H, Kim B-H. Planomicrobium flavidum sp. nov., isolated from a marine solar saltern, and transfer of Planococcus stackebrandtii Mayilraj et al. 2005 to the genus Planomicrobium as Planomicrobium stackebrandtii comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2929-2933. [PubMed].
  6. Yoon JH, Kang SS, Lee KC, Lee ES, Kho YH, Kang KH, Park YH. Planomicrobium koreense gen. nov., sp. nov., a bacterium isolated from the Korean traditional fermented seafood jeotgal, and transfer of Planococcus okeanokoites (Nakagawa et al. 1996) and Planococcus mcmeekinii (Junge et al. 1998) to the genus Planomicrobium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1511-1520. [PubMed].