Taxon DOI
Uchino et al. 1999 emend. Biebl et al. 2007
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Garrity et al. 2006
(Rüger and Höfle 1992) Uchino et al. 1999 emend. Biebl et al. 2007
(ex Ahrens 1968) Uchino et al. 1999
Pujalte et al. 2006
Lai et al. 2010
Kim et al. 2006
Kämpfer et al. 2013
Digital Object Identifier
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  Woese et al. 1990
  Garrity et al. 2005
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Uchino et al. 1999 emend. Biebl et al. 2007

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.
Taxon Statistics
Based on the method of Garrity and Lilburn (2008).
Microbial Earth
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Taxon Abstract for the genus Stappia Uchino et al. 1999 emend. Biebl et al. 2007. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved January 19, 2018.
This information was last reviewed on April 16, 2013.


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