Genus "Candidatus Methanoplasma"

Name: "Candidatus Methanoplasma" Lang et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’ma. N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; Gr. neut. n. plasma, anything formed or moulded, image, figure; N.L. neut. n. Methanoplasma, a methane-producing form

Gender: neuter (stem: Methanoplasmat-)

Type species: "Candidatus Methanoplasma termitum" Lang et al. 2015

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Lang K, Schuldes J, Klingl A, Poehlein A, Daniel R, Brunea A. New mode of energy metabolism in the seventh order of methanogens as revealed by comparative genome analysis of "Candidatus methanoplasma termitum". Appl Environ Microbiol 2015; 81:1338-1352.

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


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: [Methanomassiliicoccales, not assigned to family]

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Record number: 22226
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