Species "Candidatus Methanohalarchaeum thermophilum"

Name: "Candidatus Methanohalarchaeum thermophilum" Sorokin et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.tha.no.hal.ar.chae’umther.mo’phi.lum N.L. neut. n. methanum, methane; N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; Gr. masc. n. hals, halos salt; N.L. neut. n. archaeum; from Gr. adj. archaios, e, -on ancient archaeon; from N.L. neut. n. Methanohalarchaeum, a salt-loving archaeon forming methane; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. neut. adj. philum, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on; N.L. neut. adj. thermophilum, thermophilic

Type strains: HMET1

16S rRNA gene: KY449328 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Sorokin DY, Merkel AY, Abbas B, Makarova KS, Rijpstra WIC, Koenen M, Sinninghe Damste JS, Galinski EA, Koonin EV, van Loosdrecht MCM. Methanonatronarchaeum thermophilum gen. nov., sp. nov. and 'Candidatus Methanohalarchaeum thermophilum', extremely halo(natrono)philic methyl-reducing methanogens from hypersaline lakes comprising a new euryarchaeal class Methanonatronarchaeia classis nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2199-2208.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Parent taxon: [Methanohalarchaeum]

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Merkel AY, Abbas B, Makarova KS, Rijpstra WIC, Koenen M, Sinninghe Damste JS, Galinski EA, Koonin EV, van Loosdrecht MCM. Methanonatronarchaeum thermophilum gen. nov., sp. nov. and 'Candidatus Methanohalarchaeum thermophilum', extremely halo(natrono)philic methyl-reducing methanogens from hypersaline lakes comprising a new euryarchaeal class Methanonatronarchaeia classis nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2199-2208.

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