Etymology: N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl group (; from French methyle, back-formation from French methylène, wine; from Gr. neut. n. methu, wine; from Gr. fem. n. hylê, wood); N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; L. fem. n. ferula, a rod; N.L. fem. n. Methyloferula, methyl-using rod
Type species: Methyloferula stellata Vorobev et al. 2011
Valid publication: Vorobev AV, Baani M, Doronina NV, Brady AL, Liesack W, Dunfield PF, Dedysh SN. Methyloferula stellata gen. nov., sp. nov., an acidophilic, obligately methanotrophic bacterium that possesses only a soluble methane monooxygenase. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2456-2463.
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
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Methyloferula stellata Vorobev et al. 2011||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Beijerinckiaceae Garrity et al. 2006
Assigned by: Dedysh SN, Haupt ES, Dunfield PF. Emended description of the family Beijerinckiaceae and transfer of the genera Chelatococcus and Camelimonas to the family Chelatococcaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3177-3182.