Name: Methanocaldococcus fervens (Jeanthon et al. 1999) Whitman 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methanococcus fervens Jeanthon et al. 1999

Etymology: L. masc. adj. fervens, boiling hot, glowing, burning, referring to its high growth temperature

Type strains: AG86; DSM 4213; JCM 15782

16S rRNA gene: AF056938 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Whitman WB. Genus I. Methanocaldococcus gen. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 243-245.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 85. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:685-690.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanocaldococcus Whitman 2002

Assigned by: Whitman WB. Genus I. Methanocaldococcus gen. nov. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 243-245.

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