Name: Methylohalomonas Sorokin et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl group; from French n. méthyle; from French n. méthylène; from Gr. n. methu, wine; from Gr. n. hulê, wood; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; Gr. masc. n. hals, halos, salt; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Methylohalomonas, salt (-tolerant), methyl-group-utilizing monad

Type species: Methylohalomonas lacus Sorokin et al. 2007

Valid publication: Sorokin DY, Trotsenko YA, Doronina NV, Tourova TP, Galinski EA, Kolganova TV, Muyzer G. Methylohalomonas lacus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Methylonatrum kenyense gen. nov., sp. nov., methylotrophic gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2762-2769.

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: Ectothiorhodospiraceae Imhoff 1984

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Trotsenko YA, Doronina NV, Tourova TP, Galinski EA, Kolganova TV, Muyzer G. Methylohalomonas lacus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Methylonatrum kenyense gen. nov., sp. nov., methylotrophic gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2762-2769.

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