Name: Methanohalophilus zhilinae Mathrani et al. 1988

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. n. zhilinae, of Zhilina, named for Tatjana Zhilina, who made many definitive studies of halophilic methanogens

Type strains: DSM 4017; OCM 62; WeN5

16S rRNA gene: FJ224366 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Mathrani IM, Boone DR, Mah RA, Fox GE, Lau PP. Methanohalophilus zhilinae sp. nov., an alkaliphilic, halophilic, methylotrophic methanogen. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:139-142.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Methanosalsum zhilinae (Mathrani et al. 1988) Boone and Baker 2002

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanohalophilus Paterek and Smith 1988

Assigned by: Mathrani IM, Boone DR, Mah RA, Fox GE, Lau PP. Methanohalophilus zhilinae sp. nov., an alkaliphilic, halophilic, methylotrophic methanogen. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:139-142.

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