Nakatsu CH, Hristova K, Hanada S, Meng XY, Hanson JR, Scow KM, Kamagata Y. Methylibium petroleiphilum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel methyl tert-butyl ether-degrading methylotroph of the Betaproteobacteria. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:983-989.
Yoon et al. 2007
Yoon MH, Ten LN, Im WT, Lee ST. Methylibium fulvum sp. nov., a member of the Betaproteobacteria isolated from ginseng field soil, and emended description of the genus Methylibium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2062-2066. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the proposal of 1 new species in the genus.
Stackebrandt et al. 2009
Stackebrandt E, Verbarg S, Fruhling A, Busse HJ, Tindall BJ. Dissection of the genus Methylibium: reclassification of Methylibium fulvum as Rhizobacter fulvus comb. nov., Methylibium aquaticum as Piscinibacter aquaticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Methylibium subsaxonicum as Rivibacter subsaxonicus gen. nov., comb. nov. and emended descriptions of the genera Rhizobacter and Methylibium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2552-2560. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the removal of 3 species from the genus.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4 Total number of child taxa: 4