Name: Methanosarcina frisia (Blotevogel et al. 1986) Blotevogel and Fischer 1989

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methanococcus frisius Blotevogel et al. 1986

Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. frisia, pertaining to Frisia, a region of the Germany

Type strains: ATCC 43340; C16

16S rRNA gene: AY196685 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Blotevogel KH, Fischer U. Transfer of Methanococcus frisius to the genus Methanosarcina as Methanosarcina frisia comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:91-92.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Methanosarcina mazei corrig. (Barker 1936) Mah and Kuhn 1984

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Blotevogel KH, Fischer U. Transfer of Methanococcus frisius to the genus Methanosarcina as Methanosarcina frisia comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1989; 39:91-92.

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