Taxon DOI
Garrity et al. 2003
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Kuykendall 2006
Denner et al. 2003 emend. Rathsack et al. 2011
Rathsack et al. 2011
Díaz-Cárdenas et al. 2017
Cho and Giovannoni 2003 emend. Rathsack et al. 2011
Liang et al. 2015
Rivas et al. 2005
Digital Object Identifier
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this family within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  Woese et al. 1990
  Garrity et al. 2005
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Kuykendall 2006
  Garrity et al. 2003

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 family Aurantimonadaceae Garrity et al. 2003. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
This information was last reviewed on October 18, 2017.


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