Name: Methyloparacoccus Hoefman et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.pa.ra.coc’cus N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl group, (from French méthyle); N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; Gr. prep. para, beside, alongside of, near, like; M.L. masc. n. coccus, a grain or berry; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos; N.L. masc. n. Methyloparacoccus, referring to a methyl-using organism resembling but clearly different from other methyl-using cocci

Type species: Methyloparacoccus murrellii Hoefman et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Hoefman S, van der Ha D, Iguchi H, Yurimoto H, Sakai Y, Boon N, Vandamme P, Heylen K, De Vos P. Methyloparacoccus murrellii gen. nov., sp. nov., a methanotroph isolated from pond water. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2100-2107.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 64, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2930-2931.

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: Hoefman S, van der Ha D, Iguchi H, Yurimoto H, Sakai Y, Boon N, Vandamme P, Heylen K, De Vos P. Methyloparacoccus murrellii gen. nov., sp. nov., a methanotroph isolated from pond water. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:2100-2107.

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