Name: "Methylosulfonomonas" Holmes et al. 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.sul.fo.no.mo’nas N.L. neut. n. methyl, the methyl radical; N.L. n. sulfono, from the sulfonate group; L. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Methylosulfonomonas, a methylsulfonate-utilising monad

Gender: feminine

Type species: "Methylosulfonomonas methylovora" Holmes et al. 1997

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Holmes AJ, Kelly DP, Baker SC, Thompson AS, De Marco P, Kenna EM, Murrell JC. Methylosulfonomonas methylovora gen. nov., sp. nov., and Marinosulfonomonas methylotropha gen. nov., sp. nov.: novel methylotrophs able to grow on methanesulfonic acid. Arch Microbiol 1997; 167:46-53.

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: [Alphaproteobacteria, not assigned to family]

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