Name: Methanohalophilus mahii Paterek and Smith 1988

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: mah’i.i N.L. gen. masc. n. mahii, of Mah, in honor of Professor Robert A. Mah for his noteworthy research in anaerobic microbiology and on methanogenic bacteria

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 35705; DSM 5219; OCM 68; SLP

16S rRNA gene: M59133 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Paterek JR, Smith PH. Methanohalophilus mahii gen. nov., sp. nov., a methylotrophic halophilic methanogen. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:122-123.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanohalophilus Paterek and Smith 1988

Assigned by: Paterek JR, Smith PH. Methanohalophilus mahii gen. nov., sp. nov., a methylotrophic halophilic methanogen. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:122-123.

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