Name: "Methylovarius" Romanovskaya 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’rius. N.L. neut. n. methyl, the methyl radical; L. masc. adj. varius, various; N.L. masc. n. Methylovarius, methyl variety

Gender: masculine (stem: Methylovari-)

Type species: "Methylovarius ucrainicus" Romanovskaya 1984

Original publication: Romanovskaya VA. Methylovarius gen. nov., a new genus. Mikrobiologiia 1984; 53:777.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published


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: Bowman JP, Sly LI, Nichols PD, Hayward AC. Revised taxonomy of the methanotrophs: description of Methylobacter gen. nov., emendation of Methylococcus, validation of Methylosinus and Methylocystis species, and a proposal that the family Methylococcaceae includes only the group I methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:735-753.

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Record number: 4628
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