Name: Methylonatrum Sorokin et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl radical; 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; N.L. neut. n. natron, arbitrarily derived from the Arabic n. natrun or natron soda; N.L. neut. n. Methylonatrum, methyl-group-utilizing, soda (-loving bacterium)

Gender: neuter

Type species: Methylonatrum kenyense Sorokin et al. 2007

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

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.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 12 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:531-532.

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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