Taxon DOI
Miller et al. 1991 emend. Yoon et al. 2005
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Nesterenko et al. 1990 emend. Zhi et al. 2009
Miller et al. 1991
Yoon et al. 2005
Niu et al. 2015
Ber et al. 2017
(Collins and Stackebrandt 1989) Tamura and Yokota 1994
Tang et al. 2008
Kim et al. 2008
Kim et al. 2010
Yan et al. 2016
Bruns et al. 2003
Ramasamy et al. 2014
Cui et al. 2007
Lee and Lee 2008
Lee and Kim 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
  Goodfellow 2012 non Actinobacteria Stackebrandt et al. 1997
  Krasil'nikov 1949 (Approved Lists 1980)
  Patrick and McDowell 2015
  Nesterenko et al. 1990 emend. Zhi et al. 2009
  Miller et al. 1991 emend. Yoon et al. 2005

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 Aeromicrobium Miller et al. 1991 emend. Yoon et al. 2005. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
This information was last reviewed on July 27, 2017.


  1. Kim MK, Park MJ, Im WT, Yang DC. Aeromicrobium ginsengisoli sp. nov., isolated from a ginseng field. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2025-2030. [PubMed].
  2. Ramasamy D, Kokcha S, Lagier J-C, Nguyen T-T, Raoult D, Fournier P-E. Genome sequence and description of Aeromicrobium massiliense sp. nov. Stand Genomic Sci 2012; 7:246-257. [PubMed].
  3. Kim SH, Yang HO, Sohn YC, Kwon HC. Aeromicrobium halocynthiae sp. nov., a taurocholic acid-producing bacterium isolated from the marine ascidian Halocynthia roretzi. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:2793-2798. [PubMed].
  4. Lee SD, Kim SJ. Aeromicrobium tamlense sp. nov., isolated from dried seaweed. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:337-341. [PubMed].
  5. Ber P, Van Trappen S, Vandamme P, Trcek J. Aeromicrobium choanae sp. nov., a novel actinobacterium isolated from the choana of a garden warbler. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:357-361. [PubMed].
  6. Bruns A, Philipp H, Cypionka H, Brinkhoff T. Aeromicrobium marinum sp. nov., an abundant pelagic bacterium isolated from the German Wadden Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1917-1923. [PubMed].
  7. Cui YS, Im WT, Yin CR, Lee JS, Lee KC, Lee ST. Aeromicrobium panaciterrae sp. nov., isolated from soil of a ginseng field in South Korea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:687-691. [PubMed].
  8. Lee DW, Lee SD. Aeromicrobium ponti sp. nov., isolated from seawater. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:987-991. [PubMed].
  9. Niu L, Xiong M, Tang T, Song L, Hu X, Zhao M, Zhang K. Aeromicrobium camelliae sp. nov., isolated from Pu'er tea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:4369-4373. [PubMed].
  10. Tamura T, Yokota A. Transfer of Nocardioides fastidiosa Collins and Stackebrandt 1989 to the genus Aeromicrobium as Aeromicrobium fastidiosum comb. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:608-611.
  11. Tang Y, Zhou G, Zhang L, Mao J, Luo X, Wang M, Fang C. Aeromicrobium flavum sp. nov., isolated from air. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1860-1863. [PubMed].
  12. Miller ES, Woese CR, Brenner S. Description of the erythromycin-producing bacterium Arthrobacter sp. strain NRRL B-3381 as Aeromicrobium erythreum gen. nov., sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:363-368. [PubMed].
  13. Yan Z-F, Lin P, Chu X, Kook M, Li C-T, Yi T-H. Aeromicrobiumhalotolerans sp. nov., isolated from desert soil sample. Arch Microbiol 2016; 198:423-427. [PubMed].
  14. Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL. Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:479-491.
  15. Yoon JH, Lee CH, Oh TK. Aeromicrobium alkaliterrae sp. nov., isolated from an alkaline soil, and emended description of the genus Aeromicrobium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2171-2175. [PubMed].
CrossRef Member