Name: Methylocucumis Pandit and Rahalkar 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.cu’cu.mis N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl group; L. masc. n. cucumis, cucumber; N.L. masc. n. Methylocucumis, methyl utilising cucumber-shaped organism

Type species: Methylocucumis oryzae Pandit and Rahalkar 2019

Effective publication: Pandit PS, Rahalkar MC. Renaming of 'Candidatus Methylocucumis oryzae' as Methylocucumis oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Type I methanotroph isolated from India. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2019; 112:955-959.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 189. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2627-2629.

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: 2

Parent taxon: Methylococcaceae Whittenbury and Krieg 1984

Assigned by: Pandit PS, Rahalkar MC. Renaming of 'Candidatus Methylocucumis oryzae' as Methylocucumis oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Type I methanotroph isolated from India. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2019; 112:955-959.

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