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Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Class: Actinobacteria Stackebrant et al. 1997
Subclass: Nitriliruptoridae Kurahashi et al. 2010
Order, Family & Genus

Nitriliruptoridae is a one of five subclasses of Actinobacteria, which contains 2 monotypic Genera placed in separate Orders.


The currently accepted taxonomy is based on the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) [1] and National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)[2] and the phylogeny is based on 16S rRNA-based LTP release 106 by The All-Species Living Tree Project [3]

Nitriliruptor alkaliphilus Sorokin et al. 2009

Euzebya tangerina Kurahashi et al. 2010