Name: Methanobrevibacter millerae Rea et al. 2007

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. fem. n. millerae, of Miller, named for Dr Terry Miller for her contributions to the taxonomy of methanogens, in particular the genus Methanobrevibacter

Type strains: DSM 16643; OCM 820; ZA-10

16S rRNA gene: AY196673 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Rea S, Bowman JP, Popovski S, Pimm C, Wright AD. Methanobrevibacter millerae sp. nov. and Methanobrevibacter olleyae sp. nov., methanogens from the ovine and bovine rumen that can utilize formate for growth. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:450-456.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1173-1174.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanobrevibacter Balch and Wolfe 1981

Assigned by: Rea S, Bowman JP, Popovski S, Pimm C, Wright AD. Methanobrevibacter millerae sp. nov. and Methanobrevibacter olleyae sp. nov., methanogens from the ovine and bovine rumen that can utilize formate for growth. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:450-456.

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