Name: Methanocaldococcus jannaschii (Jones et al. 1984) Whitman 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methanococcus jannaschii Jones et al. 1984

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. jannaschii, of Jannasch, named for the marine microbiologist H.W. Jannasch

Type strains: ATCC 43067; CIP 104961; DSM 2661; JAL-1; JCM 10045; NBRC 100440; OCM 168

16S rRNA gene: M59126 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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