Name: Methylohalobius Heyer et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl group; from French masc. n. méthyle; from French masc. n. méthylène; from Gr. neut. n. methu, wine; from Gr. fem. n. hulê, wood; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. masc. n. Methylohalobius, salt-requiring, methyl-using bacterium

Gender: masculine

Type species: Methylohalobius crimeensis Heyer et al. 2005

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Heyer J, Berger U, Hardt M, Dunfield PF. Methylohalobius crimeensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic, methanotrophic bacterium isolated from hypersaline lakes of Crimea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1817-1826.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 55, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:7-9.

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: Methylococcaceae Whittenbury and Krieg 1984

Assigned by: Heyer J, Berger U, Hardt M, Dunfield PF. Methylohalobius crimeensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic, methanotrophic bacterium isolated from hypersaline lakes of Crimea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1817-1826.

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