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Description This QIIME 2 plugin supports taxonomic classification of features using a variety of methods, including Naive Bayes, vsearch, and BLAST+.
Version 2021.4.0
Support Please post to the QIIME 2 forum for help with this plugin:
q2cli Invocation
qiime feature-classifier
Artifact API Import
from qiime2.plugins import feature_classifier


  • Nicholas A. Bokulich, Benjamin D. Kaehler, Jai Ram Rideout, Matthew Dillon, Evan Bolyen, Rob Knight, Gavin A. Huttley, and J. Gregory Caporaso. Optimizing taxonomic classification of marker-gene amplicon sequences with qiime 2's q2-feature-classifier plugin. Microbiome, 6(1):90, 2018. URL:, doi:10.1186/s40168-018-0470-z.