Name: "Methylotetracoccus" Ghashghavi et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.tet.ra.coc’cus. N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl group (from French me’thyle); N.L. neut. n. methyl, pertaining to the methyl radical; Gr. pref. tetra-, four (in compound words); N.L. masc. n. coccus, a grain or berry; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain; N.L. masc. n. Methylotetracoccus, referring to a methyl-using organism with tetrad-forming coccoid cells

Gender: masculine (stem: Methylotetracocc-)

Type species: "Methylotetracoccus oryzae" Ghashghavi et al. 2019

Original publication: Ghashghavi M, Belova SE, Bodelier PLE, Dedysh SN, Kox MAR, Speth DR, Frenzel P, Jetten MSM, Lucker S, Luke C. Methylotetracoccus oryzae Strain C50C1 Is a Novel Type Ib Gammaproteobacterial Methanotroph Adapted to Freshwater Environments. mSphere 2019; 4:0.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Preferred name: "Methylolobus" Rahalkar et al. 2020

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: Ghashghavi M, Belova SE, Bodelier PLE, Dedysh SN, Kox MAR, Speth DR, Frenzel P, Jetten MSM, Lucker S, Luke C. Methylotetracoccus oryzae Strain C50C1 Is a Novel Type Ib Gammaproteobacterial Methanotroph Adapted to Freshwater Environments. mSphere 2019; 4:0.

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Record number: 9215
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