Name DOI
corrig. Vanwonterghem et al. 2016
Name Status
Not Validly Published
Current Authority
corrig. Vanwonterghem et al. 2016
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(genus on whose name the name of this taxon is based)
Vanwonterghem et al. 2016
Proper Form
Methanomethylicales corrig. Vanwonterghem et al. 2016
Nomenclatural History
The order Methanomethylicales was originally proposed by Vanwonterghem et al. 2016. Berghuis et al. corrected this name from Candidatus (sic) to Candidatus .
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This information was last reviewed on September 5, 2019.


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  2. Berghuis BA, Yu FB, Schulz F, Blainey PC, Woyke T, Quake SR. Hydrogenotrophic methanogenesis in archaeal phylum Verstraetearchaeota reveals the shared ancestry of all methanogens. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019; 116:5037-5044. [PubMed].