Name: Methylopila Doronina et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thyl.o.pi.la N.L. neut. n. methyl, the methyl group; Gr. adj. pila, ball or sphere; N.L. fem. n. Methylopila, methyl-using sphere

Type species: Methylopila capsulata Doronina et al. 1998

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Doronina NV, Trotsenko YA, Krausova VI, Boulygina ES, Tourova TP. Methylopila capsulata gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel non-pigmented aerobic facultatively methylotrophic bacterium. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1313-1321.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 48, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1999; 49:5-6.

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: Methylocystaceae Bowman 2006

Assigned by: Bowman JP. Family V. Methylocystaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 411-413.

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