Hy.dro.ge.no.ther.ma’ce.ae N.L. masc. n.Hydrogenothermus, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff.-aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n.Hydrogenothermaceae, the family of Hydrogenothermus
Eder W, Huber R. New isolates and physiological properties of the Aquificales and description of Thermocrinis albus sp. nov. Extremophiles 2002; 6:309-318.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 89. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:1-2.
Gupta and Lali 2013
Gupta RS, Lali R. Molecular signatures for the phylum Aquificae and its different clades: proposal for division of the phylum Aquificae into the emended order Aquificales, containing the families Aquificaceae and Hydrogenothermaceae, and a new order Desulfurobacteriales ord. nov., containing the family Desulfurobacteriaceae. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:349-368.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 19. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:8-10. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the inclusion of 3 genera in the family.
Recommended reviewers for taxonomic proposals in this group are the corresponding authors of ONeill et al. (2008).
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4 Total number of child taxa: 4