Species Methanosalsum natronophilum

Name: Methanosalsum natronophilum Sorokin et al. 2015

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: na.tro.no.phi’lum N.L. neut. n. natron, soda, (arbitrarily derived from the Arabic n. natrun or natron); N.L. pref. natrono-, pertaining to soda; N.L. neut. adj. philum, friend, loving; from Gr. fem. adj. phile; N.L. adj. natronophilum, soda-loving

Type strains: AME2; DSM 24634; NBRC 110091

16S rRNA gene: HM053965 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sorokin DY, Abbas B, Merkel AY, Rijpstra WI, Damste JS, Sukhacheva MV, van Loosdrecht MC. Methanosalsum natronophilum sp. nov., and Methanocalculus alkaliphilus sp. nov., haloalkaliphilic methanogens from hypersaline soda lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3739-3745.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 65, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanosalsum Boone and Baker 2002

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Abbas B, Merkel AY, Rijpstra WI, Damste JS, Sukhacheva MV, van Loosdrecht MC. Methanosalsum natronophilum sp. nov., and Methanocalculus alkaliphilus sp. nov., haloalkaliphilic methanogens from hypersaline soda lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3739-3745.

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