Klasifikasi ilmiah
Domain: Archaea
Kerajaan: Crenarchaeota
Filum: Crenarchaeota
Kelas: Thermoprotei
Ordo: Thermoproteales
Famili: Thermoproteaceae
Genus: Thermoproteus
Zillig & Stetter, 1982

Dalam taksonomi, Thermoproteus adalah genus dari Thermoproteaceae. Prokariota ini adalah organisme tergantung sulfur termofilik terkait dengan genera Sulfolobus, Pyrodictium dan Desulfurococcus.[1] Mereka autotrof hidrogen sulfur dan dapat tumbuh pada suhu hingga 95 °C.


  1. ^ Woese C; Olsen G (1986). "Archaebacterial phylogeny: perspectives on the urkingdoms". Syst Appl Microbiol. 7: 161–77. doi:10.1016/s0723-2020(86)80001-7. PMID 11542063. 

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  • Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes (2005). "The nomenclatural types of the orders Acholeplasmatales, Halanaerobiales, Halobacteriales, Methanobacteriales, Methanococcales, Methanomicrobiales, Planctomycetales, Prochlorales, Sulfolobales, Thermococcales, Thermoproteales and Verrucomicrobiales are the genera Acholeplasma, Halanaerobium, Halobacterium, Methanobacterium, Methanococcus, Methanomicrobium, Planctomyces, Prochloron, Sulfolobus, Thermococcus, Thermoproteus and Verrucomicrobium, respectively. Opinion 79". Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 55 (Pt 1): 517–518. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63548-0. PMID 15653928. 
  • Burggraf S; Huber H; Stetter KO (1997). "Reclassification of the crenarchael orders and families in accordance with 16S rRNA sequence data". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47 (3): 657–660. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-3-657. PMID 9226896. 
  • Zillig W; Stetter KO; Schafer W; Janekovic D; Wunderl S; Holz I; et al. (1981). "Thermoproteales: a novel type of extremely thermoacidophilic anaerobic archaebacteria isolated from Icelandic solfataras". Zentralbl. Mikrobiol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig. C2: 205–227. 

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