Name: Methanosarcina barkeri Schnellen 1947 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. barkeri, of Barker, named for H.A. Barker, who made many definitive studies of this and other methanogenic bacteria

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 43569; DSM 800; JCM 10043; NBRC 100474; OCM 38; strain MS; VKM B-1635

16S rRNA gene: AB973360 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Schnellen CGTP. Onderzoekingen over de methaangisting. Thesis Technical University Delft. De Maasstad, Rotterdam, 1947.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Schnellen CGTP. Onderzoekingen over de methaangisting. Thesis Technical University Delft. De Maasstad, Rotterdam, 1947.

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