TABLE 1.

Nomenclatural changes in archaea discussed in the present text

Original nameStrainName most recently proposedReference
Caldariella acidophila Sulfolobus solfataricus 116
Halobacterium cutirubrum Halobacterium salinarum 104
Halobacterium halobium Halobacterium salinarum 104
Halobacterium mediterranei Haloferax mediterranei 102
Halobacterium vallismortis Haloarcula vallismortis 102
Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum ΔH Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus 107
Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum Marburg Methanothermobacter marburgensis 107
Methanobacterium thermoformicicum SF-4 Methanothermobacter wolfeii 107
Methanococcus igneus Methanotorris igneus 108
Natronobacterium pharaonis Natronomonas pharaonis 45
Pseudomonas salinaria Halobacterium salinarum 32