Class Thermoprotei

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


Thermoprotei Reysenbach 2002, class. nov.
Type order: ¤ Thermoproteales Zillig and Stetter 1982.
Etymology: N.L. fem. pl. n. Thermoproteales, type order of the class; N.L. masc. pl. n. Thermoprotei, the class of Thermoproteales.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 85. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 685-690.
Effective publication: REYSENBACH (A.L.): Class I. Thermoprotei class. nov. In: D.R. BOONE, R.W. CASTENHOLZ and G.M. GARRITY (editors): 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. 169.
Validation List no. 85 in IJSEM Online

1 Thermoprotei Reysenbach 2002 is a later homotypic synonym of ¤ Crenarchaeota Cavalier-Smith 2002.
2 In Validation List no. 85, the page numbers of the effective publication are cited as "pp. 169-210".