Name: Methanosarcina acetivorans Sowers et al. 1986

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. acetum, vinegar; L. pres. part. vorans, devouring, consuming; N.L. fem. part. adj. acetivorans, consuming acetic acid

Type strains: ATCC 35395; C2A; DSM 2834; JCM 12185; NBRC 100939; OCM 95

16S rRNA gene: M59137 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sowers KR, Baron SF, Ferry JG. Methanosarcina acetivorans sp. nov., an Acetotrophic Methane-Producing Bacterium Isolated from Marine Sediments. Appl Environ Microbiol 1984; 47:971-978.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 20. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986; 36:354-356.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanosarcina Kluyver and van Niel 1936 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sowers KR, Baron SF, Ferry JG. Methanosarcina acetivorans sp. nov., an Acetotrophic Methane-Producing Bacterium Isolated from Marine Sediments. Appl Environ Microbiol 1984; 47:971-978.

Linking: To permanently link to this page, use https://lpsn.dsmz.de/species/methanosarcina-acetivoransLink copied to clipboard