Taxon DOI
Sorokin et al. 2014 emend. Abin and Hollibaugh 2017
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Sorokin et al. 2021
Sorokin et al. 2014
Abin and Hollibaugh 2017
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Gibbons and Murray 2021
  Sorokin et al. 2021
  Sorokin et al. 2021
  Sorokin et al. 2021
  Sorokin et al. 2014 emend. Abin and Hollibaugh 2017

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 Desulfuribacillus Sorokin et al. 2014 emend. Abin and Hollibaugh 2017. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on January 23, 2017.


  1. Sorokin DY, Merkel AY, Abin CA, Hollibaugh JT. Desulfuribacillaceae fam. nov. In: Professor William B. Whitman (ed), Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria, First Edition, Volume 1, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2015.
  2. Abin CA, Hollibaugh JT. Desulfuribacillus stibiiarsenatis sp. nov., an obligately anaerobic, dissimilatory antimonate- and arsenate-reducing bacterium isolated from anoxic sediments, and emended description of the genus Desulfuribacillus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1011-1017. [PubMed].
  3. Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Sukhacheva MV, Muyzer G. Desulfuribacillus alkaliarsenatis gen. nov. sp. nov., a deep-lineage, obligately anaerobic, dissimilatory sulfur and arsenate-reducing, haloalkaliphilic representative of the order Bacillales from soda lakes. Extremophiles 2012; 16:597-605. [PubMed].