Stetter KO, Thomm M, Winter J, Wildgruber G, Huber H, Zillig W, Jane-Covic D, König H, Palm P, Wunderl S. Methanothermus fervidus, sp. nov., a novel extremely thermophilic methanogen isolated from an Icelandic hot spring. Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig. C 1981; 2:166-178.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 8. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1982; 32:266-268.
In the reference citation of Methanothermaceae Stetter1982 (see: Validation List no. 8), the author's name Janekovic is cited as Jane-Covic.
The name Methanothermaceae must be attributed to Stetter 1982 (in Stetter, Thomm, Winter, Wildgruber, Huber, Zillig, Janekovic, König, Palm and Wunderl 1981) not to Stetter et al. 1982 as cited in Validation List no. 8.Publication:
Stetter KO. Family II. Methanothermaceae Stetter 1982b, 226VP (Effective publication: Stetter in Stetter, Thomm, Winter, Wildgruber, Huber, Zillig, Janekovic, König, Palm and Wunderl 1981, 176). In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 233.
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