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Scientific classification e
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Thermotogota
Class: Thermotogae
Order: Thermotogales
Family: Thermotogaceae
Genus: Thermosipho
Huber, Woese, Langworthy, Fricke & Stetter, 1989

Thermosipho is a genus of Gram-negative staining, anaerobic, and mostly thermophilic and hyperthermophilic bacteria in the family Thermotogaceae.[1]



  1. ^ a b WoRMS (2022). Thermosipho Huber, Woese, Langworthy, Fricke & Stetter, 1989. Accessed at: on 2022-09-27
  • Huber, R., Woese, C.R., Langworthy, T.A., Fricke, H., and Stetter, K.O. "Thermosipho africanus gen. nov., represents a new genus of thermophilic eubacteria within the 'thermotogales'." Syst. Appl. Microbiol. (1989) 12:32-37
  • Ravot, G., Ollivier, B., Patel, B.K.C., Magot, M., and Garcia, J.L. "Emended description of Thermosipho africanus as a carbohydrate-fermenting species using thiosulfate as an electron acceptor." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1996) 46:321-323