Genus "Candidatus Methylarchaeum"

Name: "Candidatus Methylarchaeum" Hua et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:ā€™um. N.L. neut. n. methanum, methane; N.L. neut. n. methyl, referring to methylotrophic metabolism; Gr. adj. archeo, ancient, also referring to Archaea; L. part. Methylarchaeum, the methane-consuming archaeon

Type species: "Candidatus Methylarchaeum tengchongensis" Hua et al. 2019

Original publication: Hua ZS, Wang YL, Evans PN, Qu YN, Goh KM, Rao YZ, Qi YL, Li YX, Huang MJ, Jiao JY, et al. Insights into the ecological roles and evolution of methyl-coenzyme M reductase-containing hot spring Archaea. Nat Commun 2019; 10:4574.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published


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: 1

Parent taxon: "Candidatus Methylarchaeaceae" Ou et al. 2022

Assigned by: Ou YF, Dong HP, McIlroy SJ, Crowe SA, Hallam SJ, Han P, Kallmeyer J, Simister RL, Vuillemin A, Leu AO, et al. Expanding the phylogenetic distribution of cytochrome b-containing methanogenic archaea sheds light on the evolution of methanogenesis. ISME J 2022; 16:2373-2387.

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Record number: 36979
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