Genus Methanofervidicoccus

Name: Methanofervidicoccus Sakai et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.tha.no.fer.vi.di.coc’cus N.L. neut. n. methanum, methane; N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; L. masc. adj. fervidus, hot; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a grain or berry and, in biology, a spherical cell; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain; N.L. masc. n. Methanofervidicoccus, a coccus producing methane at high temperatures

Gender: masculine

Type species: Methanofervidicoccus abyssi Sakai et al. 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sakai S, Takaki Y, Miyazaki M, Ogawara M, Yanagawa K, Miyazaki J, Takai K. Methanofervidicoccus abyssi gen. nov., sp. nov., a hydrogenotrophic methanogen, isolated from a hydrothermal vent chimney in the Mid-Cayman Spreading Center, the Caribbean Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1225-1230.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 69, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1847-1849.

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: Methanococcaceae Balch and Wolfe 1981

Assigned by: Sakai S, Takaki Y, Miyazaki M, Ogawara M, Yanagawa K, Miyazaki J, Takai K. Methanofervidicoccus abyssi gen. nov., sp. nov., a hydrogenotrophic methanogen, isolated from a hydrothermal vent chimney in the Mid-Cayman Spreading Center, the Caribbean Sea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1225-1230.

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