heterotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
According to Touzel et al. (1988), this species is a later heterotypic synonym of Methanothrixsoehngenii Huser et al. 1983.Publication:
Touzel JP, Prensier G, Roustan JL, Thomas I, Dubourguier HC, Albagnac G. Description of a new strain of Methanothrix soehngenii and rejection of Methanothrix concilii as a synonym of Methanothrix soehngenii. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1988; 38:30-36.
Methanothrixconcilii is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Methanothrix.