Reysenbach A-L. Class I. Thermoprotei 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. 169-210.
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.
validly published under the ICNP
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this class to the phylum "Crenarchaeota" Garrity and Holt 2001.Publication:
Garrity GM, Holt JG. Phylum AI. Crenarchaeota phy. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), 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. 169-210.
Luketa (2012) assigned this class to the kingdom "Crenarchaeida" Luketa 2012.Publication:
Luketa S. New views on the megaclassification of life. Protistology 2012; 7:218-237.
The e-mail address of the corresponding author given in the effective publication is not functional any more.
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: DSM: 74; JCM: 69; ATCC: 28; NBRC: 26; IFO: 12; VKM: 8; CGMCC: 3; KCTC: 2.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5 Total number of child taxa: 5