Name: "Candidatus Methylocucumis" Pandit et al. 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology:’cu.mis. N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl group; L. masc. n. cucumis, cucumber (also as genitive); N.L. masc. n. Methylocucumis, methyl utilising cucumber-shaped organism

Gender: masculine (stem: Methylocucumer-)

Type species: "Candidatus Methylocucumis oryzae" Pandit et al. 2018

Original publication: Pandit PS, Hoppert M, Rahalkar MC. Description of 'Candidatus Methylocucumis oryzae', a novel Type I methanotroph with large cells and pale pink colour, isolated from an Indian rice field. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2018; 111:2473-2484.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Candidatus list no. 1. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym (and no standing)

Correct name: Methylocucumis Pandit and Rahalkar 2019


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

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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Record number: 13135
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