Name: Methanothermobacter wolfei corrig. (Winter et al. 1985) Wasserfallen et al. 2000

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methanobacterium wolfei Winter et al. 1985

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. wolfei, of Wolfe, named for R.S. Wolfe for his pioneering research on the biochemistry of methanogenesis

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 43096; DSM 2970; JCM 14652; NBRC 100332; OCM 154; VKM B-1829

16S rRNA gene: X89406 Analyse FASTA

Valid 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.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:425-426.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

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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