Genus "Methylothermus"

Name: "Methylothermus" Tsubota et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy’lo.ther’mus. N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl group; from French masc. n. méthyle; from French masc. n. méthylène; from Gr. neut. n. methy, wine; from Gr. fem. n. hylê, wood; N.L. neut. n. methyl, pertaining to to the methyl radical; Gr. masc. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. masc. n. Methylothermus, methyl-using thermotolerant organism

Gender: masculine (stem: Methylotherm-)

Type species: "Methylothermus thermalis" Tsubota et al. 2005

Original publication: Tsubota J, Eshinimaev BTs, Khmelenina VN, Trotsenko YA. Methylothermus thermalis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel moderately thermophilic obligate methanotroph from a hot spring in Japan. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1877-1884.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 55, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:7-9.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

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Record number: 723
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