Name: "Methanothermobacter thermoflexus" (Kotelnikova et al. 1994) Wasserfallen et al. 2000

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methanobacterium thermoflexum Kotelnikova et al. 1994

Etymology: N.L. masc. part. adj. thermoflexus, heat-(loving) and bent or crooked

Gender: masculine

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

16S rRNA gene: X99047 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Wasserfallen A, Nolling J, Pfister P, Reeve J, Conway de Macario E. Phylogenetic analysis of 18 thermophilic Methanobacterium isolates supports the proposals to create a new genus, Methanothermobacter gen. nov., and to reclassify several isolates in three species, Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus comb. nov., Methanothermobacter wolfeii comb. nov., and Methanothermobacter marburgensis sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:43-53.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanothermobacter Wasserfallen et al. 2000

Assigned by: Wasserfallen A, Nolling J, Pfister P, Reeve J, Conway de Macario E. Phylogenetic analysis of 18 thermophilic Methanobacterium isolates supports the proposals to create a new genus, Methanothermobacter gen. nov., and to reclassify several isolates in three species, Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus comb. nov., Methanothermobacter wolfeii comb. nov., and Methanothermobacter marburgensis sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:43-53.

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Record number: 16747