Taxon DOI
Poindexter 1964 emend. Poindexter 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Henrici and Johnson 1935 (Approved Lists 1980)
Poindexter 1964 (Approved Lists 1980)
Vasilyeva et al. 2006
Pate et al. 1973 (Approved Lists 1980)
Zhu et al. 2014
Kim et al. 2013
Liu et al. 2005
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
  Henrici and Johnson 1935 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Henrici and Johnson 1935 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Poindexter 1964 emend. Poindexter 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.
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 Asticcacaulis Poindexter 1964 emend. Poindexter 1974 (Approved Lists 1980). NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
This information was last reviewed on September 16, 2014.


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