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Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rhodobacterales
Family: Rhodobacteraceae
Genus: Stappia
Uchino et al. 1999
Type species
Stappia stellulata (Rüger and Höfle 1992) Uchino et al. 1999
  • 'Stappia carboxidovorans' Weber & King, 2007
  • 'Stappia conradae' Weber & King, 2007
  • Stappia indica Lai et al. 2010
  • 'Stappia kahanamokuae' Weber & King, 2007
  • 'Stappia meyerae' Weber & King, 2007
  • Stappia stellulata (Rüger and Höfle 1992) Uchino et al. 1999
  • Stappia taiwanensis Kämpfer et al. 2013
  • Stappia Uchino et al. 1999 emend. Biebl et al. 2007

In taxonomy, Stappia is a genus of the Rhodobacteraceae.[1] Some members of the genus (now transferred to Labrenzia) oxidize carbon monoxide (CO) aerobically.[2]


  1. ^ See the NCBI webpage on Stappia. Data extracted from the "NCBI taxonomy resources". National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2007-03-19. 
  2. ^ King, Gary; Weber, Carolyn (2007). "Distribution, diversity and ecology of aerobic CO-oxidizing bacteria". Nature Reviews Microbiology. 5: 107–118. PMID 17224920. doi:10.1038/nrmicro1595. 

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  • Garrity GM, Holt JG (2001). "Taxonomic Outline of the Archaea and Bacteria". In DR Boone, RW Castenholz. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology Volume 1: The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria (2nd ed.). New York: Springer Verlag. pp. 155–166. ISBN 978-0-387-98771-2. 

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