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Scientific classification
Domain: Archaea
Kingdom: Crenarchaeota
Phylum: Thaumarchaeota
Class: incertae sedis
Order: Cenarchaeales
Family: Cenarchaeaceae
Genus: Cenarchaeum
  • "Cenarchaeum" DeLong and Preston 1996

In taxonomy, Cenarchaeum is a genus of the Cenarchaeaceae.[1] The marine archaean Cenarchaeum symbiosum lives within (it is an endosymbiont of) the sponge Axinella mexicana.[2]


  1. ^ See the NCBI webpage on Cenarchaeum. Data extracted from the "NCBI taxonomy resources". National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2007-03-19. 
  2. ^ Preston, C.M.; Wu, K.Y.; Molinski, T.F.; Delong, E.F. (1996). "A psychrophilic crenarchaeon inhabits a marine sponge: Cenarchaeum symbiosum gen. nov., sp. nov.". Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 93 (13): 6241–6246. doi:10.1073/pnas.93.13.6241. PMC 39006. PMID 8692799. 

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  • Amin, Shady A; Moffett, James W; Martens-Habbena, Willm; Jaquot, Jeremy E; Han, Yang; Devol, Allan; Ingalls, Anitra E; Stahl, David A; Armbrust, E. Virgina (Nov 2013). "Copper requirements of the ammonia-oxidizing archaeon Nitrosopumilus maritimus SCM1 and implications for nitrification in the marine environment". Limnology and Oceanography 58 (6): 2037–2045. doi:10.4319/lo.2013.58.6.2037. 
  • Lins-de-Barros, Monica; Cardoso, Alexander; Silveira, Cynthia; Lima, Joyce; Clementino, Maysa; Martins, Orlando; Albano, Rodolpho; Vieira, Ricardo (Jan 2013). "Microbial Community Compositional Shifts in Bleached Colonies of the Brazilian Reef-Building Coral Siderastrea stellata". Microbial Ecology 65 (1): 205–213. doi:10.1007/s00248-012-0095-x. PMID 22864853. 
  • Swan, Brandon K.; Martinez-Garcia, Manuel; Chaffin, Mark D.; Field, Erin K.; Poulton, Nicole J.; Masland, E. Dashiell P.; Harris, Christopher C.; Sczyrba, Alexander; Chain, Patrick S. G.; Koren, Sergey; Woyke, Tanja; Stepanauskas, Ramunas; et al. (April 17, 2014). "Genomic and Metabolic Diversity of Marine Group I Thaumarchaeota in the Mesopelagic of Two Subtropical Gyres". PLoS One 9 (4): e95380. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095380.  |first4= missing |last4= in Authors list (help)

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