Taxon DOI
Makita et al. 2012
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Vandamme and De Ley 1991 emend. Waite et al. 2017
Makita et al. 2012
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  Waite et al. 2021
  Waite et al. 2017
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Vandamme and De Ley 1991 emend. Waite et al. 2017
  Makita et al. 2012

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 Thiofractor Makita et al. 2012. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on May 19, 2015.


  1. Makita H, Nakagawa S, Miyazaki M, Nakamura K-i, Inagaki F, Takai K. Thiofractor thiocaminus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel hydrogen-oxidizing, sulfur-reducing epsilonproteobacterium isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney in the Nikko Seamount Weld of the northern Mariana Arc. Arch Microbiol 2012; 194:785-794. [PubMed].