Taxon DOI
Labbé et al. 2004 emend. Jang et al. 2011
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Mergaert and Swings 2006
Labbé et al. 2004
Ou et al. 2017
Jang et al. 2011
Kim et al. 2009
Lai et al. 2011
Kang et al. 2009
Yu et al. 2016
Manickam et al. 2012
Lai et al. 2011
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
  Kuykendall 2006
  Mergaert and Swings 2006
  Labbé et al. 2004 emend. Jang et al. 2011

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 Nitratireductor Labbé et al. 2004 emend. Jang et al. 2011. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved January 19, 2018.
This information was last reviewed on January 17, 2017.


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  2. Ou D, Huang H, Bai R, Li Q, Wang Y, Yin Y. Nitratireductor aestuarii sp. nov., a marine alphaproteobacterium isolated from estuary of Jiulong River of Southeast of China. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1637-1642. [PubMed].
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