Name: Methanocalculaceae Zhilina et al. 2014

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: Me.tha.no’cal.cu.la’ce.ae N.L. masc. n. Methanocalculus, the type genus of the family, the suffix aceae denotes a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Methanocalculaceae, the family of the genus Methanocalculus

Gender: feminine

Type genus: Methanocalculus Ollivier et al. 1998

Effective publication: Zhilina TN, Zavarzina DG, Kevbrin VV, Kolganova TV. Methanocalculus natronophilus sp. nov., a new alkaliphilic hydrogenotrophic methanogenic archaeon from a soda lake, and proposal of the new family Methanocalculaceae. Mikrobiologiya 2013; 82:681-690.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 156. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:693-696.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Methanomicrobiales Balch and Wolfe 1981

Assigned by: Zhilina TN, Zavarzina DG, Kevbrin VV, Kolganova TV. Methanocalculus natronophilus sp. nov., a new alkaliphilic hydrogenotrophic methanogenic archaeon from a soda lake, and proposal of the new family Methanocalculaceae. Mikrobiologiya 2013; 82:681-690.

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