Name: Methanococcus deltae Corder et al. 1988

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. gen. n. deltae, of/from the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet, delta

Type strains: ATCC 35294; DSM 2771; RC; ΔRC

16S rRNA gene: U38485 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Corder RE, Hook LA, Larkin JM, Frea JI. Isolation and characterization of two new methane-producing cocci: Methanogenium olentangyi, sp. nov., and Methanococcus deltae, sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1983; 134:28-32.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 25. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:220-222.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Methanococcus maripaludis Jones et al. 1984

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Corder RE, Hook LA, Larkin JM, Frea JI. Isolation and characterization of two new methane-producing cocci: Methanogenium olentangyi, sp. nov., and Methanococcus deltae, sp. nov. Arch. Microbiol. 1983; 134:28-32.

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