Name: "Candidatus Methanomethylicus" Vanwonterghem et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.tha.no.me.thy.li.cus. N.L. neut. n. methanum, methane; N.L. masc. adj. methylicus, methyl; N.L. masc. n. Methanomethylicus, referring to the methylotrophic methane-producing metabolism

Gender: masculine (stem: Methanomethylic-)

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Vanwonterghem I, Evans PN, Parks DH, Jensen PD, Woodcroft BJ, Hugenholtz P, Tyson GW. Methylotrophic methanogenesis discovered in the archaeal phylum Verstraetearchaeota. Nat Microbiol 2016; 1:16170.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Candidatus list no. 1. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042.

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: 4

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Methanomethylicaceae" corrig. Vanwonterghem et al. 2016

Assigned by: Vanwonterghem I, Evans PN, Parks DH, Jensen PD, Woodcroft BJ, Hugenholtz P, Tyson GW. Methylotrophic methanogenesis discovered in the archaeal phylum Verstraetearchaeota. Nat Microbiol 2016; 1:16170.

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Record number: 3743
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