Name: Methanobrevibacter filiformis Leadbetter et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. filum, a thread; L. adj. suff. -formis, -like, in the shape of; from L. fem. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance; N.L. masc. adj. filiformis, thread shaped

Type strains: DSM 11501; RFM-3

16S rRNA gene: U82322 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Leadbetter JR, Crosby LD, Breznak JA. Methanobrevibacter filiformis sp. nov., A filamentous methanogen from termite hindguts. Arch Microbiol 1998; 169:287-292.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 67. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1083-1084.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanobrevibacter Balch and Wolfe 1981

Assigned by: Leadbetter JR, Crosby LD, Breznak JA. Methanobrevibacter filiformis sp. nov., A filamentous methanogen from termite hindguts. Arch Microbiol 1998; 169:287-292.

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