Family Methanocorpusculaceae

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).

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).


Methanocorpusculaceae Zellner et al. 1989, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Methanocorpusculum Zellner et al. 1988.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Methanocorpusculum, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Methanocorpusculaceae, the Methanocorpusculum family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 30. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 371.
Effective publication: ZELLNER (G.), STACKEBRANDT (E.), MESSNER (P.), TINDALL (B.J.), CONWAY DE MACARIO (E.), KNEIFEL (H.), SLEYTER (U.B.) and WINTER (J.): Methanocorpusculaceae fam. nov., represented by Methanocorpusculum parvum, Methanocorpusculum sinense spec. nov. and Methanocorpusculum bavaricum spec. nov. Arch. Microbiol., 1989, 151, 381-390.
Validation List no. 30 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online