Name: Methylomagnum Khalifa et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.mag’num 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; L. adj. magnus -a -um, big, large, great; N.L. neut. n. Methylomagnum, large methylotroph

Type species: Methylomagnum ishizawai Khalifa et al. 2015

Valid publication: Khalifa A, Lee CG, Ogiso T, Ueno C, Dianou D, Demachi T, Katayama A, Asakawa S. Methylomagnum ishizawai gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic type I methanotroph isolated from rice rhizosphere. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3527-3534.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 65, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4-6.

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: Methylococcaceae Whittenbury and Krieg 1984

Assigned by: Khalifa A, Lee CG, Ogiso T, Ueno C, Dianou D, Demachi T, Katayama A, Asakawa S. Methylomagnum ishizawai gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic type I methanotroph isolated from rice rhizosphere. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:3527-3534.

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