Name: Methanosarcina baltica von Klein et al. 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: bal’ti.ca N.L. fem. adj. baltica, from the Baltic Sea

Gender: feminine

Type strain: DSM 14042; JCM 11281; strain GS1-A

16S rRNA gene: AJ238648 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: von Klein D, Arab H, Volker H, Thomm M. Methanosarcina baltica, sp. nov., a novel methanogen isolated from the Gotland Deep of the Baltic Sea. Extremophiles 2002; 6:103-110.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 85. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:685-690.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: von Klein D, Arab H, Volker H, Thomm M. Methanosarcina baltica, sp. nov., a novel methanogen isolated from the Gotland Deep of the Baltic Sea. Extremophiles 2002; 6:103-110.

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