Name: Methylorubrum Green and Ardley 2018

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.ru’brum N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl radical; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; L. masc. adj. ruber, red; N.L. neut. n. Methylorubrum, a red methyl radical utilizing organism

Type species: Methylorubrum extorquens (Urakami and Komagata 1984) Green and Ardley 2018

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Green PN, Ardley JK. Review of the genus Methylobacterium and closely related organisms: a proposal that some Methylobacterium species be reclassified into a new genus, Methylorubrum gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2727-2748.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 68, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3685-3687.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 11
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 11
Total number of child taxa: 11

Parent taxon: Methylobacteriaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Green PN, Ardley JK. Review of the genus Methylobacterium and closely related organisms: a proposal that some Methylobacterium species be reclassified into a new genus, Methylorubrum gen. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:2727-2748.

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