Species Methanothermococcus thermolithotrophicus

Name: Methanothermococcus thermolithotrophicus (Huber et al. 1984) Whitman 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methanococcus thermolithotrophicus Huber et al. 1984

Etymology: ther.mo.li.tho.tro.phi.cus. Gr. fem. n. thermê, heat; Gr. masc. n. lithos, stone; Gr. masc. adj. trophikos, nursing, tending; N.L. masc. adj. thermolithotrophicus, grows lithotrophically at elevated temperatures

Gender: masculine

Type strain: ATCC 35097; DSM 2095; JCM 10549; OCM 138; SN-1

16S rRNA gene: M59128 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Whitman WB. Genus II. Methanothermococcus gen. nov. 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. 241-242.

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 under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanothermococcus Whitman 2002

Assigned by: Whitman WB. Genus II. Methanothermococcus gen. nov. 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. 241-242.

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