Taxon DOI
Bowman et al. 1997 emend. Shivaji and Reddy 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Ivanova and Mikhailov 2001 emend. Ivanova et al. 2004
Bowman et al. 1997
Yong et al. 2007
Park and Yoon 2013
Zhang et al. 2011
Matsuyama et al. 2006
Chen et al. 2009
Romanenko et al. 2003
Baik et al. 2006
Bowman et al. 1997
Van Trappen et al. 2004
Zhang et al. 2006
None 2015
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 and Mikhailov 2001 emend. Ivanova et al. 2004
  Bowman et al. 1997 emend. Shivaji and Reddy 2014

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 Glaciecola Bowman et al. 1997 emend. Shivaji and Reddy 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
This information was last reviewed on December 27, 2016.


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