Lehtovirta-Morley et al. (2011) assigned the genus "Candidatus Nitrosotalea" Lehtovirta-Morley et al. 2011 to this phylum.Publication:
Lehtovirta-Morley LE, Stoecker K, Vilcinskas A, Prosser JI, Nicol GW. Cultivation of an obligate acidophilic ammonia oxidizer from a nitrifying acid soil. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2011; 108:15892-15897.
Sauder et al. (2018) assigned the genus "Candidatus Nitrosotenuis" Lebedeva et al. 2013 to this phylum.Publication:
Sauder LA, Engel K, Lo CC, Chain P, Neufeld JD. "Candidatus Nitrosotenuis aquarius," an Ammonia-Oxidizing Archaeon from a Freshwater Aquarium Biofilter. Appl Environ Microbiol 2018; 84:0.
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Thaumachaeota"; "Thaumarchaaeota".
A nomenclatural type has not been designated.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1 Total number of child taxa: 2