Scientific classification
Domain: Archaea
Kingdom: Crenarchaeota
Phylum: Thaumarchaeota
Class: incertae sedis
  • Cenarchaeales DeLong and Preston 1996

The Cenarchaeales are an order of the Thermoprotei, a class of Archaea.[1]


  1. ^ See the NCBI webpage on Cenarchaeales. Data extracted from the "NCBI taxonomy resources". National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2007-03-19. 

Further reading

Scientific journals

  • Cavalier-Smith, T (2002). "The neomuran origin of archaebacteria, the negibacterial root of the universal tree and bacterial megaclassification". Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52 (Pt 1): 7–76. PMID 11837318. 
  • Preston CM, Wu KY, Molinski TF, De Long EF (1996). "A psychrophilic crenarchaeon inhabits a marine sponge: Cenarchaeum symbiosum gen. nov., sp. nov". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 93 (13): 6241–6246. PMC 39006. PMID 8692799. doi:10.1073/pnas.93.13.6241. 

Scientific books

  • Reysenbach, A-L (2001). "Class I. Thermoprotei class. nov.". In DR Boone and RW Castenholz, eds. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology Volume 1: The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria (2nd ed.). New York: Springer Verlag. pp. p. 169. ISBN . 

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