Name: Methylorhabdus Doronina et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.rhab’dus N.L. neut. n. methylum, pertaining to methyl alcohol; Gr. fem. n. rhabdos, rod; N.L. fem. n. Methylorhabdus, methyl-utilizing rod

Gender: feminine

Type species: Methylorhabdus multivorans Doronina et al. 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Doronina NV, Braus-Strohmeyer SA, Leisinger T, Trotsenko YA. Isolation and characterization of a new facultatively methylotrophic bacterium: description of Methylorhabdus multivorans gen. nov., sp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1995; 18:92-98.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 56. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:362-363.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: Hyphomicrobiaceae Babudieri 1950 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Class I. Alphaproteobacteria class. 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. 1.

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