Name: Methanospirillum hungatei corrig. Ferry et al. 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: hun.ga’te.i. N.L. gen. masc. n. hungatei, of Hungate, named for R. E. Hungate who has made many contributions to the ecological study of methanogenic bacteria

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 27890; DSM 864; JCM 10133; NBRC 100397; OCM 16; strain JF-1

16S rRNA gene: KM408634 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Ferry JG, Smith PH, Wolfe RS. Methanospirillum, a new genus of methanogenic bacteria, and characterization of Methanospirillum hungatei sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:465-469.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanospirillum Ferry et al. 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Ferry JG, Smith PH, Wolfe RS. Methanospirillum, a new genus of methanogenic bacteria, and characterization of Methanospirillum hungatei sp. nov. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1974; 24:465-469.

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Record number: 777941
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