Davey ME, Wood WA, Key R, Nakamura K, Stahl D. Isolation of three species of Geotoga and Petrotoga: two new genera, representing a new lineage in the bacterial line of descent distantly related to the "Thermotogales". Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1993; 16:191-200.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 47. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1993; 43:864-865.
validly published under the ICNP
Boone et al. (2001) assigned this genus to the family Thermotogaceae Reysenbach 2002.Publication:
Reysenbach A-L. Family I. Thermotogaceae fam. 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. 370-387.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Gectoga"; "Geoteoga".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: ATCC: 2.
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: 3
Bhandari V, Gupta RS. Molecular signatures for the phylum (class) Thermotogae and a proposal for its division into three orders (Thermotogales, Kosmotogales ord. nov. and Petrotogales ord. nov.) containing four families (Thermotogaceae, Fervidobacteriaceae fam. nov., Kosmotogaceae fam. nov. and Petrotogaceae fam. nov.) and a new genus Pseudothermotoga gen. nov. with five new combinations. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:143-168.
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