Name: "Candidatus Methylarchaeum" Hua et al. 2019
Etymology: Me.thyl.ar.chae’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
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|"Candidatus Methylarchaeum tengchongensis" Hua et al. 2019||not validly published|
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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