Valid publication: Bowman JP, Sly LI, Nichols PD, Hayward AC. Revised taxonomy of the methanotrophs: description of Methylobacter gen. nov., emendation of Methylococcus, validation of Methylosinus and Methylocystis species, and a proposal that the family Methylococcaceae includes only the group I methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:735-753.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2
|Name||Nomenclatural status||Taxonomic status|
|Methylosinus sporium (ex Whittenbury et al. 1970) Bowman et al. 1993||validly published||correct name|
|Methylosinus trichosporium (ex Whittenbury et al. 1970) Bowman et al. 1993||validly published||correct name|
Parent taxon: Methylocystaceae Bowman 2006