Name: Methanococcus vulcanius Jeanthon et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. adj. vulcanius, of Vulcanus (Vulcan), the Roman fire god, and to the place of isolation, the deep-sea hydrothermal vents

Type strains: ATCC 700851; DSM 12094; M7

16S rRNA gene: AF051404 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Jeanthon C, L'Haridon S, Reysenbach AL, Corre E, Vernet M, Messner P, Sleytr UB, Prieur D. Methanococcus vulcanius sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic methanogen isolated from East Pacific Rise, and identification of Methanococcus sp. DSM 4213T as Methanococcus fervens sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:583-589.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 2 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:937-939.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Methanocaldococcus vulcanius (Jeanthon et al. 1999) Whitman 2002

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Jeanthon C, L'Haridon S, Reysenbach AL, Corre E, Vernet M, Messner P, Sleytr UB, Prieur D. Methanococcus vulcanius sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic methanogen isolated from East Pacific Rise, and identification of Methanococcus sp. DSM 4213T as Methanococcus fervens sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:583-589.

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