Taxon DOI
Rosselló-Mora et al. 1996
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Ivanova et al. 2004
Rosselló-Mora et al. 1996
Nakagawa et al. 2006
Rahman and Cha 2013
Nakagawa et al. 2006
Katsuta et al. 2005
Yim et al. 2013
Ji et al. 2013
Campbell et al. 2007
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. 2005 emend. Williams and Kelly 2013
  Bowman and McMeekin 2005
  Ivanova et al. 2004
  Rosselló-Mora et al. 1996

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 Ferrimonas Rosselló-Mora et al. 1996. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved January 19, 2018.
This information was last reviewed on February 10, 2009.


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