Name: Methylotuvimicrobium Orata et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy.lo.tu.vi.mi.cro’bi.um N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl radical; from French n. méthyle; from French n. méthylène; from Gr. n. methu, wine; from Gr. n. hulê, wood; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; N.L. neut. adj. tuvi, pertaining to Tuva, Russia, the isolation source of the type species and strain; N.L. neut. n. microbium, microbe; from Gr. adj. mikros, small; from Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Methylotuvimicrobium, methane-utilizing microbe first isolated from Tuva, Russia

Type species: Methylotuvimicrobium alcaliphilum (Kalyuzhnaya et al. 2008) Orata et al. 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Orata FD, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Sauvageau D, Stein LY. Phylogenomic Analysis of the Gammaproteobacterial Methanotrophs (Order Methylococcales) Calls for the Reclassification of Members at the Genus and Species Levels. Front Microbiol 2018; 9:3162.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 187. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:1247-1250.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: [Methylococcales, not assigned to family]

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