Caldicellulosiruptor

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Caldicellulosiruptor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Clostridia Rainey 2010
Order: Thermoanaerobacteriales Wiegel 2010
Family: Thermoanaerobacterales Family III
Genus: Caldicellulosiruptor
Rainey et al. 1994 emend. Onyenwoke et al. 2006
Species

Caldicellulosiruptor is a genus of thermophilic, anaerobic, Gram-positive, non-spore forming bacteria. Originally placed within the highly polyphyletic class Clostridia, order Thermoanaerobacterales and family Thermoanaerobacterales Family III according to the NCBI and LPSN, it is now thought to lie outside of the Firmicutes.

Phylogeny[edit]

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 111 by The All-Species Living Tree Project [3]



?C. obsidiansisHamilton-Brehm et al. 2010



C. kronotskiensis Miroshnichenko et al. 2008




C. bescii Yang et al. 2010




C. hydrothermalis Miroshnichenko et al. 2008




C. owensensis Huang et al. 1998




C. saccharolyticus Rainey et al. 1995 (type sp.)




C. lactoaceticus Mladenovska et al. 1997




C. acetigenus (Nielsen et al. 1994) Onyenwoke et al. 2006



C. kristjanssonii Bredholt et al. 1999









Notes:
♠ Strains found at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) but not listed in the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LSPN).

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