Name: Methanosarcina spelaei Ganzert et al. 2014

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: spe.lae’i L. gen. neut. n. spelaei, from a cave, with reference to a cave as source of the type strain

Type strains: DSM 26047; JCM 18469; MC-15

16S rRNA gene: JF812257 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Ganzert L, Schirmack J, Alawi M, Mangelsdorf K, Sand W, Hillebrand-Voiculescu A, Wagner D. Methanosarcina spelaei sp. nov., a methanogenic archaeon isolated from a floating biofilm of a subsurface sulphurous lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3478-3484.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:5-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Ganzert L, Schirmack J, Alawi M, Mangelsdorf K, Sand W, Hillebrand-Voiculescu A, Wagner D. Methanosarcina spelaei sp. nov., a methanogenic archaeon isolated from a floating biofilm of a subsurface sulphurous lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:3478-3484.

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