Name: Methylicorpusculum Saidi-Mehrabad et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy.li.cor.pus’cu.lum N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl residue; L. neut. n. corpusculum, a small body; N.L. neut. n. Methylicorpusculum, a methyl (residue)- using small body

Gender: neuter

Type species: Methylicorpusculum oleiharenae Saidi-Mehrabad et al. 2020

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Saidi-Mehrabad A, Kits DK, Kim JJ, Tamas I, Schumann P, Khadka R, Strilets T, Smirnova AV, Rijpstra WIC, Sinninghe Damste JS, et al. Methylicorpusculum oleiharenae gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic methanotroph isolated from an oil sands tailings pond. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2499-2508.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4050-4060.

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: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Methylococcaceae Whittenbury and Krieg 1984

Assigned by: Saidi-Mehrabad A, Kits DK, Kim JJ, Tamas I, Schumann P, Khadka R, Strilets T, Smirnova AV, Rijpstra WIC, Sinninghe Damste JS, et al. Methylicorpusculum oleiharenae gen. nov., sp. nov., an aerobic methanotroph isolated from an oil sands tailings pond. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2499-2508.

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