Name: Methanosarcina vacuolata Zhilina and Zavarzin 1987

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. vacuolata, equipped with gas vacuoles

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 35090; DSM 1232; OCM 85; Z-761

16S rRNA gene: U20150 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zhilina TN, Zavarzin GA. Methanosarcina vacuolata sp. nov., a vacuolated Methanosarcina. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:281-283.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Zhilina TN, Zavarzin GA. Methanosarcina vacuolata sp. nov., a vacuolated Methanosarcina. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1987; 37:281-283.

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