Taxon DOI
Schumann et al. 1997
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Delwiche 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Zhi et al. 2009
Schumann et al. 1997
(sic) Iwai et al. 2010
Kim et al. 2016
Maszenan et al. 1999
Tuo et al. 2016
Zhang et al. 2013
Lawson et al. 2000
Iwai et al. 2010
Iwai et al. 2010
Iwai et al. 2010
Maszenan et al. 1999
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
  Delwiche 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Zhi et al. 2009
  Schumann et al. 1997

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 Friedmanniella Schumann et al. 1997. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
This information was last reviewed on June 24, 2016.


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  2. Maszenan AM, Seviour RJ, Patel BKC, Schumann P, Burghardt J, Webb RI, Soddell JA, Rees GN. Friedmanniella spumicola sp. nov. and Friedmanniella capsulata sp. nov. from activated sludge foam: gram-positive cocci that grow in aggregates of repeating groups of cocci. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:1667-1680. [PubMed].
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