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Scientific classification
Domain: Archaea
Kingdom: Crenarchaeota
Phylum: Crenarchaeota
Class: Thermoprotei
Order: Sulfolobales
Family: Sulfolobaceae
Genus: Acidianus
Segerer, Neuner, Kristjansson & Stetter, 1986
  • Desulfurolobus Zillig & Bock 1987

In taxonomy, Acidianus is a genus of the Sulfolobaceae.[1]

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  1. ^ See the NCBI webpage on Acidianus. Data extracted from the "NCBI taxonomy resources". National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2007-03-19. 

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Scientific journals[edit]

  • Segerer A, Neuner AM, Kristjansson JK, Stetter KO (1986). "Acidianus infernus gen. nov., sp. nov., and Acidianus brierleyi comb. nov.: facultatively aerobic, extremely acidophilic thermophilic sulfur-metabolizing archaebacteria". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36 (4): 559–564. doi:10.1099/00207713-36-4-559. 
  • Zillig W, Yeats S, Holz I, Bock A, Rettenberger M, Gropp F, Simon G (1986). "Desulfurolobus ambivalens, gen. nov., sp. nov., an autotrophic archaebacterium facultatively oxidizing or reducing sulfur". Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 8: 197–203. doi:10.1016/s0723-2020(86)80077-7. 

Scientific books[edit]

  • Stetter, KO (1989). "Order III. Sulfolobales ord. nov. Family Sulfolobaceae fam. nov.". In JT Staley, MP Bryant, N Pfennig, and JG Holt, eds. Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Volume 3 (1st ed.). Baltimore: The Williams & Wilkins Co. p. 169. 

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