Taxonomic outline of the phylum Firmicutes

  • Wolfgang Ludwig
  • Karl-Heinz Schleifer
  • William B Whitman
All taxa recognized within this volume of the rank of genus and above are listed below. The nomenclatural type is listed first within each taxon followed by the remaining taxa in alphabetical order.
  • Phylum XIII. Firmicutes
    • Class I. “ Bacilli
      • Order I. Bacillales AL (T)
        • Family I. Bacillaceae AL
          • Genus I. BacillusAL(T)

          • Genus II. AlkalibacillusVP

          • Genus III. AmphibacillusVP

          • Genus IV. AnoxybacillusVP

          • Genus V. CerasibacillusVP

          • Genus VI. FilobacillusVP

          • Genus VII. GeobacillusVP

          • Genus VIII. GracilibacillusVP

          • Genus IX. HalobacillusVP

          • Genus X. HalolactibacillusVP

          • Genus XI. LentibacillusVP

          • Genus XII. MarinococcusVP

          • Genus XIII. OceanobacillusVP

          • Genus XIV. ParaliobacillusVP

          • Genus XV. PontibacillusVP

          • Genus XVI. SaccharococcusVP

          • Genus XVII.TenuibacillusVP

          • Genus XVIII. ThalassobacillusVP

          • Genus XIX. VirgibacillusVP

        • Family II. “ Alicyclobacillaceae
          • Genus I. AlicyclobacillusVP(T)

        • Family III. “ Listeriaceae
          • Genus I. ListeriaAL(T)

          • Genus II. BrochothrixAL

        • Family IV. “ Paenibacillaceae
          • Genus I. PaenibacillusVP(T)


Alphabetical Order Nomenclatural Type Taxonomic Outline 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Ludwig
    • 1
  • Karl-Heinz Schleifer
    • 1
  • William B Whitman
    • 2
  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für MikrobiologieTechnische Universität MünchenFreisingGermany
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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