Me.tha.no.ha.lo.bi.um. N.L. neut. n.methanum, methane; from French masc. n.méthyle; from Chem. neut. suff.-ane; N.L. pref.methano-, pertaining to methane; Gr. masc. n.hals (gen. halos), salt; Gr. masc. n.bios, life; N.L. neut. n.Methanohalobium, methane-producing organism living in salt
Zhilina TN, Zavarzin GA. Methanohalobium evestigatus, n. gen., n. sp. The extremely halophylic methanogenic Archaebacterium. Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR 1987; 293:464-468.
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.
validly published under the ICNP
This taxon name is occasionally misprinted in some sources as: "Metbanobalobium"; "Methanobalobium"; "Methanohalohium".
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is 0.08347 (N = 1).
The BRCs most frequently used for deposits in this group are: ATCC: 2; DSM: 2.
Pittman et al. (1991) suggested the abbreviation "MEHB" for this genus name but this does not appear to be of practical relevance any longer.Publication:
Pittman KF, Walczak CA, Lock CM. Codes and abbreviations for approved of effectively published names of genera of bacteria published from January 1980 to December 1990. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:571-579.
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: 2
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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