Taxon DOI
Blainey et al. 2011
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Qin et al. 2017
corrig. Blainey et al. 2011
Kim et al. 2011
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Garrity and Holt 2021
  Reysenbach 2002
  Qin et al. 2017
  Qin et al. 2017
  Blainey et al. 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 Nitrosoarchaeum Blainey et al. 2011. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 27, 2018.


  1. Blainey PC, Mosier AC, Potanina A, Francis CA, Quake SR. Genome of a low-salinity ammonia-oxidizing archaeon determined by single-cell and metagenomic analysis. PLoS One 2011; 6:e16626-e16626. [PubMed].
  2. Kim BK, Jung M-Y, Yu DS, Park S-J, Oh TK, Rhee S-K, Kim JF. Genome sequence of an ammonia-oxidizing soil archaeon, "Candidatus Nitrosoarchaeum koreensis" MY1. J Bacteriol 2011; 193:5539-5540. [PubMed].