Taxon DOI
Zayulina et al. 2021
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Burggraf et al. 1997
Zayulina et al. 2021
(Toshchakov et al. 2016) Zayulina et al. 2021
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
  Zayulina et al. 2021
  Burggraf et al. 1997
  Zayulina et al. 2021

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 Infirmifilum Zayulina et al. 2021. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on September 16, 2021.


  1. Zayulina KS, Elcheninov AG, Toshchakov SV, Kochetkova TV, Novikov AA, Blamey JM, Kublanov IV. Novel hyperthermophilic crenarchaeon Infirmifilum lucidum gen. nov. sp. nov., reclassification of Thermofilum uzonense as Infirmifilum uzonense comb. nov. and assignment of the family Thermofilaceae to the order Thermofilales ord. nov. Syst Appl Microbiol 2021; 44:126230-126230. [PubMed].