Zillig W, Gierl A, Schreiber G, Wunderl S, Janekovic D, Stetter KO, Klenk HP. The Archaebacterium Thermofilum pendens Represents, a Novel Genus of the Thermophilic, Anaerobic Sulfur Respiring Thermoproteales. Syst Appl Microbiol 1983; 4:79-87.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 11. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:672-674.
Toshchakov et al. 2015
Toshchakov SV, Korzhenkov AA, Samarov NI, Mazunin IO, Mozhey OI, Shmyr IS, Derbikova KS, Taranov EA, Dominova IN, Bonch-Osmolovskaya EA, et al. Complete genome sequence of and proposal of Thermofilum uzonense sp. nov. a novel hyperthermophilic crenarchaeon and emended description of the genus Thermofilum. Stand Genomic Sci 2015; 10:122.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 24. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2469-2470. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the proposal of 1 new species in the genus.
Nomenclatural type of the family Thermofilaceae 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.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 4