Garrity GM, Holt JG. Class I. Deinococci class. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria), Springer, New York, 2001, p. 395-403.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 85. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:685-690.
heterotypic synonym, validly published, rejected name
Nomenclatural type of the phylum "Deinococcus-Thermus" Weisburg et al. 1989.Publication:
Weisburg WG, Giovannoni SJ, Woese CR. The Deinococcus-Thermus Phylum and the Effect of rRNA Composition on Phylogenetic Tree Construction. System. Appl. Microbiol. 1989; 11:128-134.
In Validation List no. 85, the page numbers of the effective publication are cited as "pp. 395-403".
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2 Total number of child taxa: 2