Taxon DOI
Ludwig et al. 2010
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Ludwig et al. 2010
Williams et al. 1953 emend. Evans 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)
Kawamura et al. 1995
Collins et al. 1999
Collins et al. 1999
Collins et al. 1997
Fotedar et al. 2021
Siebert et al. 2020
Collins et al. 1995
Fotedar et al. 2021
Collins et al. 1999
Fotedar et al. 2021
Li et al. 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
  Ludwig et al. 2010
  Ludwig et al. 2010

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.
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Taxon Abstract for the family Aerococcaceae Ludwig et al. 2010. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 16, 2021.


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