Name: Methanogenium liminatans Zellner et al. 1990

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: na’tans L. masc. n. limus, sludge; L. pres. part. natans, swimming; N.L. part. adj. liminatans, swimming in sludge

Gender: neuter

Type strains: DSM 4140; GKZPZ

16S rRNA gene: AF095271 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Zellner G, Sleytr UB, Messner P, Kneifel H, Winter J. Methanogenium liminatans spec. nov., a new coccoid, mesophilic methanogen able to oxidize secondary alcohols. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 153:287-293.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 35. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1990; 40:470-471.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Methanofollis liminatans (Zellner et al. 1990) Zellner et al. 1999

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanogenium Romesser et al. 1981

Assigned by: Zellner G, Sleytr UB, Messner P, Kneifel H, Winter J. Methanogenium liminatans spec. nov., a new coccoid, mesophilic methanogen able to oxidize secondary alcohols. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 153:287-293.

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