Name: Methanosaeta thermophila (Kamagata et al. 1992) Boone and Kamagata 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methanothrix thermophila Kamagata et al. 1992

Etymology: ther.mo’phi.la Gr. fem. n. thermê, heat; N.L. fem. adj. phila, friend, loving; from Gr. fem. adj. philê, loving; N.L. fem. adj. thermophila, heat-loving

Gender: feminine

Type strains: DSM 6194; JCM 14653; NBRC 101360; PT

16S rRNA gene: AB071701 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Boone DR, Kamagata Y. Rejection of the species Methanothrix soehngeniiVP and the genus MethanothrixVP as nomina confusa, and transfer of Methanothrix thermophilaVP to the genus MethanosaetaVP as Methanosaeta thermophila comb. nov. Request for an Opinion. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1998; 48:1079-1080.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, rejected name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Methanothrix thermoacetophila corrig. Nozhevnikova and Chudina 1988

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanosaeta Patel and Sprott 1990

Assigned by: Boone DR, Kamagata Y. Rejection of the species Methanothrix soehngeniiVP and the genus MethanothrixVP as nomina confusa, and transfer of Methanothrix thermophilaVP to the genus MethanosaetaVP as Methanosaeta thermophila comb. nov. Request for an Opinion. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1998; 48:1079-1080.

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