Name: Methanothermobacter crinale Cheng et al. 2012

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: L. neut. n. (nominative in apposition) crinale, a hairpin, referring to a special morphological feature of the genus Methanothermobacter, i.e., that some coccoid-shaped cells are attached to the end of the rod-shaped methanogen

Type strains: ACCC 00699; DSM 24598; JCM 17393; Tm2

16S rRNA gene: HQ283273 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Cheng L, Dai L, Li X, Zhang H, Lu Y. Isolation and characterization of Methanothermobacter crinale sp. nov., a novel hydrogenotrophic methanogen from the Shengli oil field. Appl Environ Microbiol 2011; 77:5212-5219.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 146. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1443-1445.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanothermobacter Wasserfallen et al. 2000

Assigned by: Cheng L, Dai L, Li X, Zhang H, Lu Y. Isolation and characterization of Methanothermobacter crinale sp. nov., a novel hydrogenotrophic methanogen from the Shengli oil field. Appl Environ Microbiol 2011; 77:5212-5219.

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