Name: Methylomonas (ex Leadbetter 1974) Whittenbury and Krieg 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

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. hylê, wood; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; L. fem. n. monas, monad, unit; N.L. fem. n. Methylomonas, methyl monad or methyl unit

Gender: feminine

Type species: Methylomonas methanica (ex Söhngen 1906) Whittenbury and Krieg 1984

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Whittenbury R, Krieg NR. Family Methylococcaceae. In: Krieg NR, Holt JG (eds), Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology, vol. 1., The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1984, p. 256-261.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 15. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984; 34:355-357.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 7
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 10

Parent taxon: Methylococcaceae Whittenbury and Krieg 1984

Assigned by: Whittenbury R, Krieg NR. Family Methylococcaceae. In: Krieg NR, Holt JG (eds), Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology, vol. 1., The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 1984, p. 256-261.

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