Name: Methanothrix soehngenii Huser et al. 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. soehngenii, of Söhngen, named after N.L. Söhngen, who firts described this organism in his thesis (1906)

Type strains: DSM 2139; Opfikon

16S rRNA gene: X16932 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Huser BA, Wuhrmann K, Zehnder AJB. Methanothrix soehngenii gen. nov., sp. nov., a new acetotrophic non-hydrogen-oxidizing methane bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1982; 132:1-9.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 10. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:438-440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanothrix Huser et al. 1983

Assigned by: Huser BA, Wuhrmann K, Zehnder AJB. Methanothrix soehngenii gen. nov., sp. nov., a new acetotrophic non-hydrogen-oxidizing methane bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1982; 132:1-9.

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