Genus "Candidatus Methanomedium"

Name: "Candidatus Methanomedium" Berghuis et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.tha.no.me’di.um. N.L. neut. n. methanum, methane; N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; L. masc. adj. medius, middle, intermediate; N.L. neut. n. Methanomedium, methane-producing organism with an intermediate metabolism that possesses traits of the Candidatus Methanomethylicales order as well as the Candidatus Methanohydrogenicales order

Gender: neuter

Type species: "Candidatus Methanomedium jinzeense" Berghuis et al. 2019

Original publication: Berghuis BA, Yu FB, Schulz F, Blainey PC, Woyke T, Quake SR. Hydrogenotrophic methanogenesis in archaeal phylum Verstraetearchaeota reveals the shared ancestry of all methanogens. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019; 116:5037-5044.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 2. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4671.

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: "Candidatus Methanomediaceae" Berghuis et al. 2019

Assigned by: Berghuis BA, Yu FB, Schulz F, Blainey PC, Woyke T, Quake SR. Hydrogenotrophic methanogenesis in archaeal phylum Verstraetearchaeota reveals the shared ancestry of all methanogens. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019; 116:5037-5044.

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Record number: 11497
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