Name: "Methanothermobacter thermophilus" (Laurinavichus et al. 1990) Wasserfallen et al. 2000

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methanobacterium thermophilum Laurinavichus et al. 1990

Etymology: ther.mo.phi’lus N.L. masc. adj. thermophilus, heat-loving

Gender: masculine

Type strain: DSM 6529; M; OCM 231; VKM B-1786

16S rRNA gene: X99048 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 thermophilus (Laurinavichus et al. 1990) 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: 16748