Phylum XVIII. Fibrobacteres Garrity and Holt 2001

  • Anne M. Spain
  • Cecil W. Forsberg
  • Lee R. Krumholz


The phylum Fibrobacteres currently consists of three classes circumscribed on the basis of phylogenetic analysis of 16S rRNA gene sequences, including one cultivated class, Fibrobacteria class. nov. Fibrobacterales is the type order, and contains a single family and genus.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne M. Spain
    • 1
  • Cecil W. Forsberg
  • Lee R. Krumholz
  1. 1.Department of Botany and MicrobiologyThe University of OklahomaNormanUSA

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