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Domain  archaea
Scientific name  Euryarchaeota
Higher classification  Archaeans
Kingdom  "Euryarchaeota"
Rank  Phylum
Euryarchaeota Euryarchaeota

  "Euryarchaeota"; Woese, Kandler & Wheelis, 1990
Lower classifications  Haloarchaea, Methanobacteria, Thermococcales, Thermoplasmatales, Archaeoglobi

In the taxonomy of microorganisms, the Euryarchaeota (Greek for "broad old quality") are a phylum of the Archaea.


The Euryarchaeota include the methanogens, which produce methane and are often found in intestines, the halobacteria, which survive extreme concentrations of salt, and some extremely thermophilic aerobes and anaerobes. They are separated from the other archaeans based mainly on rRNA sequences.

Euryarchaeota Interpretive diagrams showing the suggested evolutionar Openi

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The currently accepted taxonomy is based on the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) and National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) and the phylogeny is based on 16S rRNA-based LTP release 121 by 'The All-Species Living Tree' Project.

Euryarchaeota Archaebacteria Classification

♠ Strain found at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) but not listed in the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN)

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