Name: Methanohalophilus Paterek and Smith 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.tha.no.ha.lo.phi.lus. 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; N.L. masc. adj. suff. -philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos, on; N.L. masc. n. Methanohalophilus, salt-loving methanogen

Gender: masculine (stem: Methanohalophil-)

Type species: Methanohalophilus mahii Paterek and Smith 1988

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Paterek JR, Smith PH. Methanohalophilus mahii gen. nov., sp. nov., a methylotrophic halophilic methanogen. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:122-123.

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: 7
Total number of child taxa: 9

Parent taxon: Methanosarcinaceae Balch and Wolfe 1981

Assigned by: Paterek JR, Smith PH. Methanohalophilus mahii gen. nov., sp. nov., a methylotrophic halophilic methanogen. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:122-123.

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Record number: 517073
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