|Wikispecies has information related to: Thermodesulfobiaceae|
|Class:||Clostridia Rainey 2010|
|Order:||Thermoanaerobacterales Wiegel 2010|
|Family:||Thermodesulfobiaceae Mori et al. 2004|
The family Thermodesulfobiaceae according to the LPSN is located within the order Thermoanaerobacterales and class Clostridia. However, according to the All-Species Living Tree Project it lies outside the clade Firmicutes and the genus Caldanaerovirga does not belong to the clade, i.e. Thermodesulfobiaceae is polyphyletic.
The currently accepted taxonomy is based on the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN)  and National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and the phylogeny is based on 16S rRNA-based LTP release 111 by The All-Species Living Tree Project 
- J.P. Euzéby. "Thermodesulfobiaceae". List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) . Retrieved 2011-11-17.
- Sayers et al. "Thermodesulfobiaceae". National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) taxonomy database . Retrieved 2011-06-05.
- All-Species Living Tree Project."16S rRNA-based LTP release 111 (full tree)". Silva Comprehensive Ribosomal RNA Database . Retrieved 2013-03-20.
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