Name: Methanococcus aeolicus Kendall et al. 2006

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. aeolicus, ├ćolian, referring to the Lipari Islands near Sicily, the source of the first isolated strain

Gender: masculine

Type strains: DSM 17508; Nankai-3; OCM 812

16S rRNA gene: DQ195164 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Kendall MM, Liu Y, Sieprawska-Lupa M, Stetter KO, Whitman WB, Boone DR. Methanococcus aeolicus sp. nov., a mesophilic, methanogenic archaeon from shallow and deep marine sediments. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1525-1529.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 7 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2251-2252.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanococcus Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Kendall MM, Liu Y, Sieprawska-Lupa M, Stetter KO, Whitman WB, Boone DR. Methanococcus aeolicus sp. nov., a mesophilic, methanogenic archaeon from shallow and deep marine sediments. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1525-1529.

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