Name: Methanomethylovorans Lomans et al. 2004

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’vo.rans. N.L. neut. n. methanum, methane; N.L. neut. n. methylum, methyl; L. pres. part. vorans, devouring; N.L. fem. n. Methanomethylovorans, methane producing, methyl group consuming

Gender: feminine (stem: Methanomethylovorant-)

Type species: Methanomethylovorans hollandica Lomans et al. 2004

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Lomans BP, Maas R, Luderer R, Op den Camp HJ, Pol A, van der Drift C, Vogels GD. Isolation and characterization of Methanomethylovorans hollandica gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from freshwater sediment, a methylotrophic methanogen able to grow on dimethyl sulfide and methanethiol. Appl Environ Microbiol 1999; 65:3641-3650.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 96. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:307-308.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Methanosarcinaceae Balch and Wolfe 1981

Assigned by: Cha IT, Min UG, Kim SJ, Yim KJ, Roh SW, Rhee SK. Methanomethylovorans uponensis sp. nov., a methylotrophic methanogen isolated from wetland sediment. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2013; 104:1005-1012.

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Record number: 516051
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