Name: "Candidatus Methanolliviera" Borrel et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.than.ol.li.vie’ra. N.L. neut. n. methanum, methane; N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; N.L. fem. n. Methanolliviera, methane producing/consuming organism named after the French microbiologist Bernard Ollivier for his work on methanogens and micro-organisms from oil-rich environments

Gender: feminine (stem: Methanollivier-)

Type species: "Candidatus Methanolliviera hydrocarbonica" corrig. Borrel et al. 2019

Original publication: Borrel G, Adam PS, McKay LJ, Chen LX, Sierra-Garcia IN, Sieber CMK, Letourneur Q, Ghozlane A, Andersen GL, Li WJ, et al. Wide diversity of methane and short-chain alkane metabolisms in uncultured archaea. Nat Microbiol 2019; 4:603-613.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Candidatus list no. 2. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2021; 71:4671.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Methanollivieraceae" Borrel et al. 2019

Assigned by: Borrel G, Adam PS, McKay LJ, Chen LX, Sierra-Garcia IN, Sieber CMK, Letourneur Q, Ghozlane A, Andersen GL, Li WJ, et al. Wide diversity of methane and short-chain alkane metabolisms in uncultured archaea. Nat Microbiol 2019; 4:603-613.

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Record number: 11496
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