Name: Methanothermobacter thermoflexus (Kotelnikova et al. 1994) Boone 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methanobacterium thermoflexum Kotelnikova et al. 1994

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. thermĂȘ, heat; L. masc. perf. part. flexus, curved, bent, crooked; N.L. masc. part. adj. thermoflexus, heat-(loving) and bent or crooked

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 51444; DSM 7268; IDZ; OCM 571; VKM B-1963

16S rRNA gene: X99047 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Boone DR. Genus IV. Methanothermobacter Wasserfallen, Nölling, Pfister, Reeve and Conway de Macario 2000, 51VP. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 230-233.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 85. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:685-690.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanothermobacter Wasserfallen et al. 2000

Assigned by: Boone DR. Genus IV. Methanothermobacter Wasserfallen, Nölling, Pfister, Reeve and Conway de Macario 2000, 51VP. In: Boone DR, Castenholz RW, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 230-233.

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