Name: Methyloprofundus Tavormina et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: pro.fun’dus Me.thy’lo.pro.fun’dus N.L. pref. methyl-, pertaining to the methyl radical; from N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl group; from French masc. n. méthyle; L. masc. adj. profundus, of the deep; N.L. masc. n. Methyloprofundus, a methyl-using bacterium from the deep sea

Gender: masculine

Type species: Methyloprofundus sedimenti Tavormina et al. 2015

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tavormina PL, Hatzenpichler R, McGlynn S, Chadwick G, Dawson KS, Connon SA, Orphan VJ. Methyloprofundus sedimenti gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligate methanotroph from ocean sediment belonging to the 'deep sea-1' clade of marine methanotrophs. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:251-259.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 65, part 1 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1112-1113.

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: Tavormina PL, Hatzenpichler R, McGlynn S, Chadwick G, Dawson KS, Connon SA, Orphan VJ. Methyloprofundus sedimenti gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligate methanotroph from ocean sediment belonging to the 'deep sea-1' clade of marine methanotrophs. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:251-259.

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