Name: Methylibium Nakatsu et al. 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. methyl, the methyl radical, the methyl group; Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Methylibium, referring to methylotroph

Type species: Methylibium petroleiphilum Nakatsu et al. 2006

Valid publication: 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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: [Burkholderiales, not assigned to family]

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