Name: Methanobacterium formicicum Schnellen 1947 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum formicum, formic acid; Gr. neut. adj. suff. -icum, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. neut. adj. formicicum, pertaining to formic acid

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 33274; DSM 1535; JCM 10132; MF; NBRC 100475; OCM 55; VKM B-1957

16S rRNA gene: AF169245 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Schnellen CGTP. Onderzoekingen over de methaangisting. Thesis Technical University Delft. De Maasstad, Rotterdam, 1947.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanobacterium Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Schnellen CGTP. Onderzoekingen over de methaangisting. Thesis Technical University Delft. De Maasstad, Rotterdam, 1947.

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