Name: Methanocorpusculum Zellner et al. 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. methanum, methane; from French masc. n. m├ęthyle; from Chem. neut. suff. -ane; N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; L. neut. n. corpusculum, a little body, a particle; N.L. neut. n. Methanocorpusculum, a methane-producing particle

Gender: neuter (stem: Methanocorpuscul-)

Type species: Methanocorpusculum parvum Zellner et al. 1988

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Zellner G, Alten C, Stackebrandt E, Conway de Macario E, Winter J. Isolation and characterization of Methanocorpusculum parvum, gen. nov., spec. nov., a new tungsten requiring, coccoid methanogen. Arch. Microbiol. 1987; 147:13-20.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 24. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:136-137.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Methanocorpusculaceae Zellner et al. 1989

Assigned by: Zellner G, Stackebrandt E, Messner P, Tindall BJ, Conway de Macario E, Kneifel H, Sleytr UB, Winter J. Methanocorpusculaceae fam. nov., represented by Methanocorpusculum parvum, Methanocorpusculum sinense spec. nov. and Methanocorpusculum bavaricum spec. nov. Arch Microbiol 1989; 151:381-390.

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