Species Methanotorris formicicus

Name: Methanotorris formicicus Takai et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. acidum formicicum, formic acid; L. masc. suff. -icus, suffix used with the sense of belonging to, pertaining to; N.L. masc. adj. formicicus, pertaining to formic acid

Type strains: ATCC BAA-687; DSM 16983; JCM 11930; Mc-S-70

16S rRNA gene: AB095159 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Takai K, Nealson KH, Horikoshi K. Methanotorris formicicus sp. nov., a novel extremely thermophilic, methane-producing archaeon isolated from a black smoker chimney in the Central Indian Ridge. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1095-1100.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1911-1913.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methanotorris Whitman 2002

Assigned by: Takai K, Nealson KH, Horikoshi K. Methanotorris formicicus sp. nov., a novel extremely thermophilic, methane-producing archaeon isolated from a black smoker chimney in the Central Indian Ridge. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1095-1100.

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