Name DOI
Evans et al. 2015
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
Evans et al. 2015
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
No nomenclatural type has been designated for this phylum.
Proper Form
Bathyarchaeota Evans et al. 2015
Nomenclatural History
The phylum Bathyarchaeota was originally proposed by Evans et al. 2015.

Formerly Miscellaneous Crenarchaeota Group (MCG).
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Name Abstract for Bathyarchaeota Evans et al. 2015. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 8, 2019.


  1. Evans PN, Parks DH, Chadwick GL, Robbins SJ, Orphan VJ, Golding SD, Tyson GW. Methane metabolism in the archaeal phylum Bathyarchaeota revealed by genome-centric metagenomics. Science 2015; 350:434-438. [PubMed].