Name: Methylocaldum Bodrossy et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.cal’dum N.L. n. methylo, the methyl radical; L. masc. adj. caldus, hot; N.L. neut. n. Methylocaldum, heat-loving methylotroph

Gender: neuter

Type species: Methylocaldum szegediense Bodrossy et al. 1998

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Bodrossy L, Holmes EM, Holmes AJ, Kovacs KL, Murrell JC. Analysis of 16S rRNA and methane monooxygenase gene sequences reveals a novel group of thermotolerant and thermophilic methanotrophs, Methylocaldum gen. nov. Arch Microbiol 1997; 168:493-503.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 66. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:631-632.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Methylococcaceae Whittenbury and Krieg 1984

Assigned by: Bodrossy L, Holmes EM, Holmes AJ, Kovacs KL, Murrell JC. Analysis of 16S rRNA and methane monooxygenase gene sequences reveals a novel group of thermotolerant and thermophilic methanotrophs, Methylocaldum gen. nov. Arch Microbiol 1997; 168:493-503.

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