The original spelling of the specific epithet, oregonense (sic), has been corrected by Boone et al. 1993.Publication:
Boone DR, Mathrani IM, Liu Y, Menaia JAGF, Mah RA, Boone JE. Isolation and characterization of Methanohalophilus portucalensis sp. nov. and DNA reassociation study of the genus Methanohalophilus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:430-437.