Family Methanoregulaceae

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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).


Methanoregulaceae Sakai et al. 2012, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Methanoregula Bräuer et al. 2011.
Etymology: N.L. fem. n. Methanoregula, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to donate a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Methanoregulaceae, the Methanoregula family.
Valid publication: SAKAI (S.), EHARA (M.), TSENG (I.C.), YAMAGUCHI (T.), BRÄUER (S.L.), CADILLO-QUIROZ (H.), ZINDER (S.H.) and IMACHI (H.): Methanolinea mesophila sp. nov., a hydrogenotrophic methanogen isolated from rice field soil, and proposal of the archaeal family Methanoregulaceae fam. nov. within the order Methanomicrobiales. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1389-1395.
Original article in IJSEM Online