Type species: Methanolinea tarda Imachi et al. 2008
Valid publication: Imachi H, Sakai S, Sekiguchi Y, Hanada S, Kamagata Y, Ohashi A, Harada H. Methanolinea tarda gen. nov., sp. nov., a methane-producing archaeon isolated from a methanogenic digester sludge. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:294-301.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2
Parent taxon: Methanoregulaceae Sakai et al. 2012
Assigned by: Sakai S, Ehara M, Tseng IC, Yamaguchi T, Brauer SL, Cadillo-Quiroz H, Zinder SH, 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.