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
Collins et al. 1987
Franzmann and Skerman 1981
Ntougias and Russell 2001
Collins et al. 2003
Aguirre and Collins 1992
Lawson et al. 2000
Collins et al. 2005
Cotta et al. 2004
Stackebrandt et al. 1999
Aguirre et al. 1994
Collins and Lawson 2000
Collins et al. 2002
Lee et al. 2014 emend. Zamora et al. 2017
Iino et al. 2009
Janssen et al. 1995
Ishikawa et al. 2003
Tanasupawat et al. 2011
Scheff et al. 1984 emend. Liu et al. 2002
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.
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Taxon Abstract for the family Carnobacteriaceae Ludwig et al. 2010. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on October 11, 2017.


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