Name: Methylothermus Hirayama et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy’lo.ther’mus N.L. neut. n. methyl, the methyl group; N.L. masc. n. ; from Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; Methylothermus, methyl-using thermotolerant organism

Type species: Methylothermus subterraneus Hirayama et al. 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Tindall BJ. On the nomenclatural types of Methylothermus thermalis Tsubota et al. 2005, Methylothermus Tsubota et al. 2005 and Methylothermaceae Hirayama et al. 2014, their status under the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes and valid publication of the names Methylothermus gen. nov., Methylothermus subterraneus Hirayama et al. and Methylothermaceae Hirayama et al. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1890-1891.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Methylothermaceae Hirayama et al. 2019

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