Genus "Candidatus Methanohalarchaeum"

Name: "Candidatus Methanohalarchaeum" Sorokin et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.tha.no.hal.ar.chae’um. N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; N.L. neut. n. archaeum, archaeon; N.L. neut. n. Methanohalarchaeum, a methane producing archaeon growing in salt

Gender: neuter (stem: Methanohalarchae-)

Type species: "Candidatus Methanohalarchaeum thermophilum" Sorokin et al. 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Sorokin DY, Makarova KS, Abbas B, Ferrer M, Golyshin PN, Galinski EA, Ciordia S, Mena MC, Merkel AY, Wolf YI, et al. Discovery of extremely halophilic, methyl-reducing euryarchaea provides insights into the evolutionary origin of methanogenesis. Nat Microbiol 2017; 2:17081.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Candidatus list no. 1. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Methanonatronarchaeaceae Sorokin et al. 2018

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Merkel AY, Abbas B, Makarova KS, Rijpstra WIC, Koenen M, Sinninghe Damste JS, Galinski EA, Koonin EV, van Loosdrecht MCM. Methanonatronarchaeum thermophilum gen. nov., sp. nov. and 'Candidatus Methanohalarchaeum thermophilum', extremely halo(natrono)philic methyl-reducing methanogens from hypersaline lakes comprising a new euryarchaeal class Methanonatronarchaeia classis nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2199-2208.

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Record number: 21791
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