Name: Methylogaea Geymonat et al. 2011

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’e.a. N.L. neut. n. methyl, the methyl group; Gr. fem. n. Gaîa, the mother goddess of the earth in Greek mythology; N.L. fem. n. Methylogaea, referring to the terrestrial origin of a methyl-using bacterium

Gender: feminine (stem: Methylogae-)

Type species: Methylogaea oryzae Geymonat et al. 2011

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Geymonat E, Ferrando L, Tarlera SE. Methylogaea oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic methanotroph isolated from a rice paddy field. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2568-2572.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 61, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:261-262.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Methylococcaceae Whittenbury and Krieg 1984

Assigned by: Hirayama H, Abe M, Miyazaki M, Nunoura T, Furushima Y, Yamamoto H, Takai K. Methylomarinovum caldicuralii gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic methanotroph isolated from a shallow submarine hydrothermal system, and proposal of the family Methylothermaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:989-999.

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Record number: 518150
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