Genus Methylohalobius

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. methy, wine; from Gr. fem. n. hylê, wood; N.L. neut. n. methyl, 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 (stem: Methylohalobi-)

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 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: Methylothermaceae Hirayama et al. 2019

Assigned by: Tindall BJ. On the nomenclatural types of Methylothermus thermalis Tsubota et al. 2005, Methylothermus Tsubota et al. 2005 and Methylothermaceae Hirayama et al. 2014, their status under the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes and valid publication of the names Methylothermus gen. nov., Methylothermus subterraneus Hirayama et al. and Methylothermaceae Hirayama et al. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1890-1891.

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