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Genus Methanocella

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: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Methanocella Sakai et al. 2008, gen. nov. (Type genus of the order ¤ Methanocellales Sakai et al. 2008; type genus of the family ¤ Methanocellaceae Sakai et al. 2008).
Type species: ¤ Methanocella paludicola Sakai et al. 2008.
Etymology: N.L. n. methanum [from French n. méth(yle) and chemical suffix -ane], methane; N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; L. fem. n. cella, a room, and in biology a cell; N.L. fem. n. Methanocella, a methane-producing cell.
Valid publication: SAKAI (S.), IMACHI (H.), HANADA (S.), OHASHI (A.), HARADA (H.) and KAMAGATA (Y.): Methanocella paludicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a methane-producing archaeon, the first isolate of the lineage 'Rice Cluster I', and proposal of the new archaeal order Methanocellales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 929-936.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: Methanocella spp. were previously known as uncultured archaeal group "rice cluster I" (RC-I).

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Methanocella arvoryzae Sakai et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MRE50 = DSM 22066 = NBRC 105507.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM114193 (whole genome sequence).
Etymology: L. n. arvum, an arable field, cultivated land; L. n. oryza, rice; N.L. gen. n. arvoryzae, of a rice paddy field.
Valid publication: SAKAI (S.), CONRAD (R.), LIESACK (W.) and IMACHI (H.): Methanocella arvoryzae sp. nov., a hydrogenotrophic methanogen isolated from rice field soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2918-2923.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methanocella conradii Lü and Lu 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HZ254 = CGMCC 1.5162 = DSM 24694 = JCM 17849.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN048683.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. conradii, of Conrad, named after Ralf Conrad, who has pioneered the studies on RC-I methanogens in environmental samples.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 146. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1443-1445.
Effective publication: LÜ (Z.) and LU (Y.): Methanocella conradii sp. nov., a thermophilic, obligate hydrogenotrophic methanogen, isolated from chinese rice field soil. PLoS One, 2012, 7(4):e35279.
Validation List no. 146 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Methanocella paludicola Sakai et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SANAE = DSM 17711 = JCM 13418 = NBRC 101707.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB196288.
Etymology: L. n. palus -udis, swamp, muddy environment; L. suff. -cola (derived from L. n. incola), inhabitant, dweller; N.L. masc. n. paludicola, an inhabitant of muddy environments.
Valid publication: SAKAI (S.), IMACHI (H.), HANADA (S.), OHASHI (A.), HARADA (H.) and KAMAGATA (Y.): Methanocella paludicola gen. nov., sp. nov., a methane-producing archaeon, the first isolate of the lineage 'Rice Cluster I', and proposal of the new archaeal order Methanocellales ord. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 929-936.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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