Name: Thermotoga lettingae Balk et al. 2002

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: let’tin.gae N.L. gen. n. lettingae, of Lettinga, named after Gatze Lettinga, a Dutch biotechnologist, in recognition of his pioneering work on anaerobic methanol conversion in methanogenic bioreactors

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-301; DSM 14385; TMO

16S rRNA gene: AF355615 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Balk M, Weijma J, Stams AJ. Thermotoga lettingae sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, methanol-degrading bacterium isolated from a thermophilic anaerobic reactor. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1361-1368.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1439-1440.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Pseudothermotoga lettingae (Balk et al. 2002) Bhandari and Gupta 2014

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thermotoga Stetter and Huber 1986

Assigned by: Balk M, Weijma J, Stams AJ. Thermotoga lettingae sp. nov., a novel thermophilic, methanol-degrading bacterium isolated from a thermophilic anaerobic reactor. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1361-1368.

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