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.
validly published under the ICNP
Zhou et al. 2020
Zhou XK, Li QQ, Dong LM, Yang DQ, Liu L, Fang BZ, Jeon CO, Li WJ, Duan YQ. Pseudorivibacter rhizosphaerae gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from rhizosphere soil of Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Ktze and emended description of the genus Rivibacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:1071-1078.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 70, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:2967-2971.
The type species of this genus has alternatively been placed in the genus Methylibium Nakatsu et al. 2006.Publication:
Stackebrandt E, Fruhling A, Cousin S, Brambilla E, Lunsdorf H, Verbarg S. Methylibium subsaxonicum spec. nov., a betaproteobacterium Isolated from a hardwater rivulet. Curr Microbiol 2008; 56:298-305.
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: 1