Name: "Methylacidimicrobium" van Teeseling et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thyl.a.ci.di.mi.cro’bi.um N.L. neut. n. methyl, the methyl group; L. neut. adj. acidum, acid; from L. masc. adj. acidus, sour; N.L. neut. n. microbium, microbe; N.L. neut. n. Methylacidimicrobium, methyl-using microbe living in an acid environment

Gender: neuter

Type species: "Methylacidimicrobium fagopyrum" van Teeseling et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: van Teeseling MC, Pol A, Harhangi HR, van der Zwart S, Jetten MS, Op den Camp HJ, van Niftrik L. Expanding the verrucomicrobial methanotrophic world: description of three novel species of Methylacidimicrobium gen. nov. Appl Environ Microbiol 2014; 80:6782-6791.

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: [Verrucomicrobia, not assigned to family]

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