Stetter KO, Konig H, Stackebrandt E. Pyrodictium gen. nov., a New Genus of Submarine Disc-Shaped Sulphur Reducing Archaebacteria Growing Optimally at 105 degrees C. Syst Appl Microbiol 1983; 4:535-551.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 14. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984; 34:270-271.
validly published under the ICNP
Nomenclatural type of the family Pyrodictiaceae Burggraf et al. 1997.Publication:
Burggraf S, Huber H, Stetter KO. Reclassification of the crenarchael orders and families in accordance with 16S rRNA sequence data. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:657-660.
Woese et al. (1990) assigned this genus to the kingdom "Crenarchaeota" Woese et al. 1990.Publication:
Woese CR, Kandler O, Wheelis ML. Towards a natural system of organisms: proposal for the domains Archaea, Bacteria, and Eucarya. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1990; 87:4576-4579.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Fyrodictium"; "Ppudictium"; "Pvrodictium"; "Pyrodicdum"; "Pyrodichum"; "Pyrodictizon"; "Pyrodictlum"; "Pyrodicttum"; "Pyrodyctium"; "Qrodictium".
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: DSM: 4; JCM: 3; NBRC: 3; ATCC: 2.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "PYDT" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
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