Taxon DOI
Jayasinghearachchi and Lal 2011
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Bhandari and Gupta 2014
Jayasinghearachchi and Lal 2011
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  corrig. Reysenbach 2021
  Reysenbach 2002 emend. Bhandari and Gupta 2014 non Thermotogae Reysenbach 2021
  Bhandari and Gupta 2014
  Bhandari and Gupta 2014
  Jayasinghearachchi and Lal 2011

The taxonomy from the rank of class and below is based upon currently published taxonomic opinion. For a complete taxonomy, refer to The Taxonomic Outline of Bacteria and Archaea, Release 7.7.
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Taxon Abstract for the genus Oceanotoga Jayasinghearachchi and Lal 2011. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on March 11, 2011.


  1. Bhandari V, Gupta RS. Molecular signatures for the phylum (class) Thermotogae and a proposal for its division into three orders (Thermotogales, Kosmotogales ord. nov. and Petrotogales ord. nov.) containing four families (Thermotogaceae, Fervidobacteriaceae fam. nov., Kosmotogaceae fam. nov. and Petrotogaceae fam. nov.) and a new genus Pseudothermotoga gen. nov. with five new combinations. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 2014; 105:143-168. [PubMed].
  2. Jayasinghearachchi HS, Lal B. Oceanotoga teriensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a thermophilic bacterium isolated from offshore oil-producing wells. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:554-560. [PubMed].