Stackebrandt E, Verbarg S, Fruhling A, Busse HJ, Tindall BJ. Dissection of the genus Methylibium: reclassification of Methylibium fulvum as Rhizobacter fulvus comb. nov., Methylibium aquaticum as Piscinibacter aquaticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Methylibium subsaxonicum as Rivibacter subsaxonicus gen. nov., comb. nov. and emended descriptions of the genera Rhizobacter and Methylibium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2552-2560.
Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 59, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:3-4.
Cho et al. 2016
Cho SH, Lee HJ, Jeon CO. Piscinibacter defluvii sp. nov., isolated from a sewage treatment plant, and emended description of the genus Piscinibacter Stackebrandt et al. 2009. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4839-4843.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:179-182. Notes:
Emendation accompanied by the proposal of 1 new species in the genus.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Methylibium Nakatsu et al. 2006.Publication:
Song J, Cho JC. Methylibium aquaticum sp. nov., a betaproteobacterium isolated from a eutrophic freshwater pond. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2125-2128.
Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3 Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3 Total number of child taxa: 3