Name: "Methanogenium boonei" Kendall et al. 2007

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: boo’ne.i N.L. gen. masc. n. boonei, of Boone, named in honor of David R. Boone, who has made many contributions to the ecology, physiology, and taxonomy of methanogens

Gender: neuter

Type strains: AK-7

16S rRNA gene: DQ177343 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Kendall MM, Wardlaw GD, Tang CF, Bonin AS, Liu Y, Valentine DL. Diversity of Archaea in marine sediments from Skan Bay, Alaska, including cultivated methanogens, and description of Methanogenium boonei sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 2007; 73:407-414.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: Methanogenium Romesser et al. 1981

Assigned by: Kendall MM, Wardlaw GD, Tang CF, Bonin AS, Liu Y, Valentine DL. Diversity of Archaea in marine sediments from Skan Bay, Alaska, including cultivated methanogens, and description of Methanogenium boonei sp. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 2007; 73:407-414.

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