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Scientific classification
Domain: Archaea
Kingdom: Euryarchaeota
Phylum: Euryarchaeota
Class: Halobacteria
Order: Halobacteriales
Family: Halobacteriaceae
Genus: Natronobacterium
Tindall et al. 1984 emend. Tindall 2001[1]

In taxonomy, Natronobacterium is a genus of the Halobacteriaceae.[1] A member of the domain Archaea, it is both an extreme halophile and alkaliphile, thriving at an optimum saline concentration of 20% and optimum pH of 10.


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

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  • Gibbons, NE (1974). "Family V. Halobacteriaceae fam. nov.". In RE Buchanan; NE Gibbons. Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology (8th ed.). Baltimore: The Williams & Wilkins Co.
  • Madigan, Michael T., et al. Brock Biology of Microorganisms. 13th ed. Benjamin Cummings: San Francisco, 2012. p. 38.

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