Name: Methanoculleus thermophilus corrig. (Rivard and Smith 1982) Maestrojuán et al. 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methanogenium thermophilicum Rivard and Smith 1982

Etymology: ther.mo’phi.lus Gr. fem. n. thermê, heat; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. adj. thermophilus, heat loving

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 33837; DSM 2373; OCM 174; strain CR-1

16S rRNA gene: AB065297 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Maestrojuán GM, Boone DR, Xun L, Mah RA, Zhang L. Transfer of Methanogenium bourgense, Methanogenium marisnigri, Methanogenium olentangyi, and Methanogenium thermophilicum to the genus Methanoculleus gen. nov., emendation of Methanoculleus marisnigri and Methanogenium and description of new strains of Methanoculleus bourgense and Methanoculleus marisnigri. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1990; 40:117-122.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanoculleus Maestrojuán et al. 1990

Assigned by: Maestrojuán GM, Boone DR, Xun L, Mah RA, Zhang L. Transfer of Methanogenium bourgense, Methanogenium marisnigri, Methanogenium olentangyi, and Methanogenium thermophilicum to the genus Methanoculleus gen. nov., emendation of Methanoculleus marisnigri and Methanogenium and description of new strains of Methanoculleus bourgense and Methanoculleus marisnigri. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1990; 40:117-122.

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