Taxon DOI
Rheims et al. 1998 emend. Xi et al. 2012
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Krasil'nikov 1938 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Zhi et al. 2009
Rheims et al. 1998
Supong et al. 2013
Ngaemthao et al. 2017
Goodfellow et al. 2013
Liao et al. 2009
Goodfellow et al. 2012
Xi et al. 2012
Dai et al. 2010
Ma et al. 2016
Xie et al. 2012
Digital Object Identifier
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  Woese et al. 1990
  Goodfellow 2012 non Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997
  Krasil'nikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Genilloud 2015
  Krasil'nikov 1938 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Zhi et al. 2009
  Rheims et al. 1998 emend. Xi et al. 2012

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 Verrucosispora Rheims et al. 1998 emend. Xi et al. 2012. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
This information was last reviewed on December 13, 2017.


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  2. Xie Q, Lin H, Li L, Brown R, Goodfellow M, Deng Z, Hong K. Verrucosispora wenchangensis sp. nov., isolated from mangrove soil. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 2012; 102:1-7. [PubMed].
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  7. Goodfellow M, Stach JEM, Brown R, Bonda ANV, Jones AL, Mexson J, Fiedler H-P, Zucchi TD, Bull AT. Verrucosispora maris sp. nov., a novel deep-sea actinomycete isolated from a marine sediment which produces abyssomicins. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 2012; 101:185-193. [PubMed].
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