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Genus Methanimicrococcus

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Methanimicrococcus corrig. Sprenger et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Methanomicrococcus blatticola corrig. Sprenger et al. 2000.
Etymology: N.L. n. methanum [from French n. méth(yle) and chemical suffix -ane], methane; Gr. adj. mikros, small; N.L. masc. n. coccus (from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed), coccus; N.L. masc. n. methanomicrococcus, a small methane-forming coccus.
Valid publication: SPRENGER (W.W.), van BELZEN (M.C.), ROSENBERG (J.), HACKSTEIN (J.H.P.) and KELTJENS (J.T.): Methanomicrococcus blatticola gen. nov., sp. nov., a methanol- and methylamine-reducing methanogen from the hindgut of the cockroach Periplaneta americana. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2000, 50, 1989-1999.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The original spelling Methanomicrococcus (sic), has been corrected by the List Editor, IJSEM.
Reference: LIST EDITOR, IJSEM: Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 6, of the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 267-268.
Notification List in IJSEM Online

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Methanimicrococcus blatticola corrig. Sprenger et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PA = ATCC BAA-276 = DSM 13328.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ238002.
Etymology: L. n. blatta, cockroach; L. suff. -cola (from L. n. incola), inhabitant, dweller; N.L. n. blatticola, inhabitant of the cockroach.
Valid publication: SPRENGER (W.W.), van BELZEN (M.C.), ROSENBERG (J.), HACKSTEIN (J.H.P.) and KELTJENS (J.T.): Methanomicrococcus blatticola gen. nov., sp. nov., a methanol- and methylamine-reducing methanogen from the hindgut of the cockroach Periplaneta americana. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2000, 50, 1989-1999.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The original spelling Methanomicrococcus (sic) blatticola, has been corrected by the List Editor, IJSEM.
Reference: LIST EDITOR, IJSEM: Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 50, part 6, of the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 267-268.
Notification List in IJSEM Online

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