Family Methanothermaceae

Name: Methanothermaceae Stetter 1982

Category: Family

Proposed as: fam. nov.

Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Methanothermus, type genus of the family; L. fem. pl. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Methanothermaceae, the Methanothermus family

Type genus: Methanothermus Stetter 1982

Effective publication: Stetter KO, Thomm M, Winter J, Wildgruber G, Huber H, Zillig W, Jane-Covic D, König H, Palm P, Wunderl S. Methanothermus fervidus, sp. nov., a novel extremely thermophilic methanogen isolated from an Icelandic hot spring. Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig. C 1981; 2:166-178.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 8. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1982; 32:266-268.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Methanobacteriales Balch and Wolfe 1981

Assigned by: Stetter KO, Thomm M, Winter J, Wildgruber G, Huber H, Zillig W, Jane-Covic D, König H, Palm P, Wunderl S. Methanothermus fervidus, sp. nov., a novel extremely thermophilic methanogen isolated from an Icelandic hot spring. Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig. C 1981; 2:166-178.

Linking: To permanently link to this page, use https://lpsn.dsmz.de/family/methanothermaceaeLink copied to clipboard