Name: Methyloferula Vorobev et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type species: Methyloferula stellata Vorobev et al. 2011

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:5-6.

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: 1

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.

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