Name: Methanococcoides Sowers and Ferry 1985

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.tha.no.cocc.o.i.des. N.L. masc. n. Methanococcus, a bacterial genus name; L. adj. suff. -oides, ressembling, similar; from Gr. neut. adj. suff. -eides, resembling, similar; from Gr. neut. n. eîdos, that which is seen, form, shape, figure; N.L. neut. n. Methanococcoides, organism similar to Methanococcus

Gender: neuter (stem: Methanococcoid-)

Type species: Methanococcoides methylutens Sowers and Ferry 1985

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sowers KR, Ferry JG. Isolation and Characterization of a Methylotrophic Marine Methanogen, Methanococcoides methylutens gen. nov., sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 1983; 45:684-690.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 17. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1985; 35:223-225.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 7

Parent taxon: Methanosarcinaceae Balch and Wolfe 1981

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Holt JG. The Road Map to the Manual. 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. 119-166.

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