Name: Methanococcus halophilus Zhilina 1984

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals, halos, salt; N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. masc. adj. philos; N.L. masc. adj. halophilus, salt loving

Type strains: DSM 3094; INMI Z-7982; OCM 160; Z-7982

16S rRNA gene: JQ346755 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Zhilina TN. A new obligate halophilic methane-producing bacterium. Mikrobiologiy a 1983; 52:375-382.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 14. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984; 34:270-271.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Methanohalophilus halophilus (Zhilina 1984) Wilharm et al. 1991

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Zhilina TN. A new obligate halophilic methane-producing bacterium. Mikrobiologiy a 1983; 52:375-382.

Linking: To permanently link to this page, use https://lpsn.dsmz.de/species/methanococcus-halophilusLink copied to clipboard