Taxon DOI
Kitahara and Suzuki 1963 emend. Kitahara 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Ludwig et al. 2010
(Kitahara and Suzuki 1963) Kitahara and Lai 1967 (Approved Lists 1980)
Yanagida et al. 1997
Yanagida et al. 1997
(Andersch et al. 1994) Hatayama et al. 2006
Yanagida et al. 1997
Lan et al. 2016
Fujita et al. 2010
Thamacharoensuk et al. 2015
Tolieng et al. 2017
Thamacharoensuk et al. 2015
Yanagida et al. 1997
Chang et al. 2008
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)
  Ludwig et al. 2010
  Kitahara and Suzuki 1963 emend. Kitahara 1974 (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 genus Sporolactobacillus Kitahara and Suzuki 1963 emend. Kitahara 1974 (Approved Lists 1980). NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on July 13, 2017.


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