Name: Methylocapsa Dedysh et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.cap’sa N.L. neut. n. methyl, the methyl group; L. fem. n. capsa, a cover or capsule (receptacle, container); N.L. fem. n. Methylocapsa, methyl-using cell covered by a capsule

Type species: Methylocapsa acidiphila Dedysh et al. 2002

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Dedysh SN, Khmelenina VN, Suzina NE, Trotsenko YA, Semrau JD, Liesack W, Tiedje JM. Methylocapsa acidiphila gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel methane-oxidizing and dinitrogen-fixing acidophilic bacterium from Sphagnum bog. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:251-261.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:293-295.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Beijerinckiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family VI. Beijerinckiaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 422.

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