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).
For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).
Methanopyraceae Huber and Stetter 2002, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Methanopyrus Kurr et al. 1992.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Methanopyrus, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Methanopyraceae, the Methanopyrus family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 85. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 685-690.
Effective publication: HUBER (R.) and STETTER (K.O.): Family I. Methanopyraceae fam. nov. In: D.R. BOONE, R.W. CASTENHOLZ and G.M. GARRITY (editors): Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, second edition, vol. 1 (The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria), Springer-Verlag, New York, 2001, p. 353.
Validation List no. 85 in IJSEM Online
Note: In Validation List no. 85, the page numbers of the effective publication are cited as "pp. 353-355".