Name: "Candidatus Methylospira" Danilova et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: Candidatus

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.spi’ra. N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl group; Gr. fem. n. speîra, the spiral; N.L. fem. n. Methylospira, methyl-using spiral

Gender: feminine (stem: Methylospir-)

Type species: "Candidatus Methylospira mobilis" Danilova et al. 2016

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Danilova OV, Suzina NE, Van De Kamp J, Svenning MM, Bodrossy L, Dedysh SN. A new cell morphotype among methane oxidizers: a spiral-shaped obligately microaerophilic methanotroph from northern low-oxygen environments. ISME J 2016; 10:2734-2743.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM, Parker CT, Chuvochina M, Trujillo ME. Candidatus list no. 1. Lists of names of prokaryotic Candidatus taxa. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3956-4042.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Methylococcaceae Whittenbury and Krieg 1984

Assigned by: Danilova OV, Suzina NE, Van De Kamp J, Svenning MM, Bodrossy L, Dedysh SN. A new cell morphotype among methane oxidizers: a spiral-shaped obligately microaerophilic methanotroph from northern low-oxygen environments. ISME J 2016; 10:2734-2743.

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Record number: 1073
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