Hedlund BP, Gosink JJ, Staley JT. Verrucomicrobia div. nov., a new division of the bacteria containing three new species of Prosthecobacter. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 1997; 72:29-38.
Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 143. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1-4.
García-López et al. 2019
Garcia-Lopez M, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Woyke T, Kyrpides NC, Hahnke RL, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000 Type-Strain Genomes Improves Taxonomic Classification of Bacteroidetes. Front Microbiol 2019; 10:2083. Notes:
As of 2020-04-15 this emendation was not yet included in an IJSEM List of Changes in Taxonomic Opinion.
In the publication by García-López et al. (2019) the authority was incorrectly given as "Hedlund 2012".
Hou et al. (2008) assigned the genus "Methylacidiphilum" to this phylum.Publication:
Hou S, Makarova KS, Saw JH, Senin P, Ly BV, Zhou Z, Ren Y, Wang J, Galperin MY, Omelchenko MV, et al. Complete genome sequence of the extremely acidophilic methanotroph isolate V4, Methylacidiphilum infernorum, a representative of the bacterial phylum Verrucomicrobia. Biol Direct 2008; 3:26.
Op den Camp et al. (2009) assigned the family "Candidatus Methylacidiphilaceae" Op den Camp et al. 2009 to this phylum.Publication:
Op den Camp HJ, Islam T, Stott MB, Harhangi HR, Hynes A, Schouten S, Jetten MS, Birkeland NK, Pol A, Dunfield PF. Environmental, genomic and taxonomic perspectives on methanotrophic Verrucomicrobia. Environ Microbiol Rep 2009; 1:293-306.
Pol et al. (2007) assigned the genus "Acidimethylosilex" Pol et al. 2007 to this phylum.Publication:
Pol A, Heijmans K, Harhangi HR, Tedesco D, Jetten MS, Op den Camp HJ. Methanotrophy below pH 1 by a new Verrucomicrobia species. Nature 2007; 450:874-878.
Sangwan et al. (2004) assigned the class "Spartobacteria" Sangwan et al. 2004 to this phylum.Publication:
Sangwan P, Chen X, Hugenholtz P, Janssen PH. Chthoniobacter flavus gen. nov., sp. nov., the first pure-culture representative of subdivision two, Spartobacteria classis nov., of the phylum Verrucomicrobia. Appl Environ Microbiol 2004; 70:5875-5881.
Vandekerckhove et al. (2000) assigned the genus "Candidatus Xiphinematobacter" Vandekerckhove et al. 2000 to this phylum.Publication:
Vandekerckhove TT, Willems A, Gillis M, Coomans A. Occurrence of novel verrucomicrobial species, endosymbiotic and associated with parthenogenesis in Xiphinema americanum-group species (Nematoda, Longidoridae). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:2197-2205.
The type class of this phylum has alternatively been placed in the phylum "Planctobacteria" (Cavalier-Smith 1987) Cavalier-Smith 2002.Publication:
Cavalier-Smith T. The neomuran origin of archaebacteria, the negibacterial root of the universal tree and bacterial megaclassification. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:7-76.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Verrocomicrobia"; "Verruccomicrobia"; "Verrumicrobia"; "Verucomicrobia".
This taxon was discussed in a meeting of a Taxonomic Subcommittee of the ICSP.Publication:
Borel N, Horn M, Greub G. International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes (ICSP) Subcommittee on the taxonomy of Chlamydiae. Minutes of the closed meeting, 20 March 2019, Seattle, WA, USA. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:3654-3656.
In Validation List No. 143, the year of publication of Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4 was erroneously cited as 2010. The correct year of publication should be 2011.Publication:
. Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2012; 62:1016.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 4
Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 119-166.
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