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The Archaea (Listeni/ɑːrˈkə/ or /ɑːrˈkə/; singular archaeon) constitute a domain or kinrick o single-celled microorganisms.

Archaea
Temporal range: 3.5–0 Ga Paleoarchean or perhaps Eoarchean – recent
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Halobacterium sp. strain NRC-1,
ilk cell aboot 5 μm lang
Scientific classification e
Domain: Archaea
Woese, Kandler & Wheelis, 1990[1]
Subkinricks[4] and phyla[5]
Synonyms
  • Archaebacteria Woese & Fox, 1977
  • Mendosicutes Gibbons & Murray, 1978
  • Metabacteria Hori and Osawa 1979

ReferencesEedit

  1. Woese CR, Kandler O, Wheelis ML (June 1990). "Towards a natural system of organisms: proposal for the domains Archaea, Bacteria, and Eucarya". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 87 (12): 4576–9. Bibcode:1990PNAS...87.4576W. doi:10.1073/pnas.87.12.4576. PMC 54159 . PMID 2112744. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Taxa above the rank of class". List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature. Retrieved 8 August 2017. 
  3. Cavalier-Smith T (2014). "The neomuran revolution and phagotrophic origin of eukaryotes and cilia in the light of intracellular coevolution and a revised tree of life". Cold Spring Harb. Perspect. Biol. 6 (9): a016006. doi:10.1101/cshperspect.a016006. PMC 4142966 . PMID 25183828. 
  4. Petitjean C, Deschamps P, López-García P & Moreira D (December 2014). "Rooting the domain archaea by phylogenomic analysis supports the foundation of the new kingdom Proteoarchaeota". Genome Biology and Evolution. 7 (1): 191–204. doi:10.1093/gbe/evu274. PMC 4316627 . PMID 25527841. 
  5. "NCBI taxonomy page on Archaea".