Name: "Candidatus Methylacidiphilum" Hou et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’phi.lum. N.L. neut. n. methyl, pertaining to the methyl group; L. masc. adj. acidus, sour; N.L. neut. adj. suff. -philum, loving; from Gr. neut. adj. philon, friend; N.L. neut. n. Methylacidiphilum, a methyl- and acid loving organism

Gender: neuter (stem: Methylacidiphil-)

Type species: "Candidatus Methylacidiphilum infernorum" Hou et al. 2008

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Hou S, Makarova KS, Saw JH, Senin P, Ly BV, Zhou Z, Ren Y, Wang J, Galperin MY, Omelchenko MV, et al. Complete genome sequence of the extremely acidophilic methanotroph isolate V4, Methylacidiphilum infernorum, a representative of the bacterial phylum Verrucomicrobia. Biol Direct 2008; 3:26.

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

Taxonomic status: preferred name (not correct name)


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: 6

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Methylacidiphilaceae" Op den Camp et al. 2009

Assigned by: Op den Camp HJ, Islam T, Stott MB, Harhangi HR, Hynes A, Schouten S, Jetten MS, Birkeland NK, Pol A, Dunfield PF. Environmental, genomic and taxonomic perspectives on methanotrophic Verrucomicrobia. Environ Microbiol Rep 2009; 1:293-306.

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