Name: Methanofollis liminatans (Zellner et al. 1990) Zellner et al. 1999

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methanogenium liminatans Zellner et al. 1990

Etymology: L. n. limus, sludge; L. part. adj. natans, swimming; N.L. part. adj. liminatans, swimming in sludge (a methane-producing bag swimming in sludge)

Type strains: DSM 4140; GKZPZ

16S rRNA gene: AF095271 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zellner G, Boone DR, Keswani J, Whitman WB, Woese CR, Hagelstein A, Tindall BJ, Stackebrandt E. Reclassification of Methanogenium tationis and Methanogenium liminatans as Methanofollis tationis gen. nov., comb. nov. and Methanofollis liminatans comb. nov. and description of a new strain of Methanofollis liminatans. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:247-255.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 49, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:343-344.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanofollis Zellner et al. 1999

Assigned by: Zellner G, Boone DR, Keswani J, Whitman WB, Woese CR, Hagelstein A, Tindall BJ, Stackebrandt E. Reclassification of Methanogenium tationis and Methanogenium liminatans as Methanofollis tationis gen. nov., comb. nov. and Methanofollis liminatans comb. nov. and description of a new strain of Methanofollis liminatans. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:247-255.

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