Taxon DOI
Bosshard et al. 2002
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Verbarg et al. 2020
Bosshard et al. 2002
Maki and Looft 2022
None 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. 2009) Ludwig et al. 2010
  Ludwig et al. 2010
  Verbarg et al. 2020
  Bosshard et al. 2002

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 Turicibacter Bosshard et al. 2002. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on February 3, 2022.


  1. Verbarg S, Göker M, Scheuner C, Schumann P, Stackebrandt E. The families Erysipelotrichaceae emend., Coprobacillaceae fam. nov., and Turicibacteraceae fam. nov. In: Rosenberg E, DeLong EF, Lory S, Stackebrandt E, Thompson F (eds), The Prokaryotes: Firmicutes and Tenericutes, Fourth Edition, Volume 1, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, New York, 2014, p. 79-105.
  2. Bosshard PP, Zbinden R, Altwegg M. Turicibacter sanguinis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel anaerobic, Gram-positive bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1263-1266. [PubMed].
  3. Maki JJ, Looft T. Turicibacter bilis sp. nov., a novel bacterium isolated from the chicken eggshell and swine ileum. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2022; 72:. [PubMed].
  4. No reference is available 2015