Taxon DOI
King and King 2014
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Garrity and Holt 2002
King and King 2014 emend. Houghton et al. 2015
Houghton et al. 2015
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Garrity and Holt 2021 emend. Hugenholtz and Stackebrandt 2004 non Chloroflexi Gupta et al. 2013
  Garrity and Holt 2002 emend. Hugenholtz and Stackebrandt 2004 non Thermomicrobia Garrity and Holt 2021
  Garrity and Holt 2002
  Garrity and Holt 2002
  King and King 2014

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 Thermorudis King and King 2014. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on October 29, 2015.


  1. Houghton KM, Morgan XC, Lagutin K, MacKenzie AD, Vyssotski M, Mitchell KA, McDonald IR, Morgan HW, Power JF, Moreau JW, Hanssen E, Stott MB. Thermorudis pharmacophila sp. nov., a novel member of the class Thermomicrobia isolated from geothermal soil, and emended descriptions of Thermomicrobium roseum, Thermomicrobium carboxidum, Thermorudis peleae and Sphaerobacter thermophilus. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:4479-4487. [PubMed].
  2. King CE, King GM. Thermomicrobium carboxidum sp. nov., and Thermorudis peleae gen. nov., sp. nov., carbon monoxide-oxidizing bacteria isolated from geothermally heated biofilms. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2586-2592. [PubMed].