Name: Methanobrevibacter smithii Balch and Wolfe 1981

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. smithii, of Smith, named after P.H. Smith, who isolated the type strain

Type strains: ATCC 35061; DSM 861; OCM 144; PS

16S rRNA gene: U55233 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Balch WE, Fox GE, Magrum LJ, Woese CR, Wolfe RS. Methanogens: reevaluation of a unique biological group. Microbiol Rev 1979; 43:260-296.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 6. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1981; 31:215-218.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanobrevibacter Balch and Wolfe 1981

Assigned by: Balch WE, Fox GE, Magrum LJ, Woese CR, Wolfe RS. Methanogens: reevaluation of a unique biological group. Microbiol Rev 1979; 43:260-296.

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