Taxon DOI
Véron 1965 (Approved Lists 1980)
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Garrity and Holt 2001
Pacini 1854 emend. Shewan and Veron 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)
Urbanczyk et al. 2007 emend. Beaz-Hidalgo et al. 2010
Kalina et al. 1984 pro synon. Vibrio Pacini 1854 emend. Shewan and Veron 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)
Campbell 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)
Sorokin 1994
Nedashkovskaya et al. 2013
Thompson et al. 2002 emend. Liu et al. 2015
Thompson et al. 2003 emend. Choi et al. 2012
MacDonell and Colwell 1986 pro synon. Vibrio Pacini 1854 emend. Shewan and Veron 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)
Hendrie et al. 1970 (Approved Lists 1980)
Huang et al. 2016
Beijerinck 1889 (Approved Lists 1980)
Mellado et al. 1996
Amin et al. 2017
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. 2005 emend. Williams and Kelly 2013
  Garrity and Holt 2001
  Véron 1965 (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 family Vibrionaceae Véron 1965 (Approved Lists 1980). NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved February 20, 2018.
This information was last reviewed on July 27, 2017.


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