Name: Methanosarcina semesiae Lyimo et al. 2000

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: sem.es.i.ae N.L. gen. fem. n. semesiae, of semesi, named after Adelaida K. Semesi in recognition of her many contributions to marine biology studies and for her mentorship}supervision of many postgraduate students in the field of microbiology

Gender: feminine

Type strains: DSM 12914; MD1

16S rRNA gene: AJ012742 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Lyimo TJ, Pol A, Op den Camp HJ, Harhangi HR, Vogels GD. Methanosarcina semesiae sp. nov., a dimethylsulfide-utilizing methanogen from mangrove sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:171-178.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:425-426.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Lyimo TJ, Pol A, Op den Camp HJ, Harhangi HR, Vogels GD. Methanosarcina semesiae sp. nov., a dimethylsulfide-utilizing methanogen from mangrove sediment. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:171-178.

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