Name: "Methylobacter alcaliphilus" Khmelenina et al. 1997

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: al.ca.li’phi.lus N.L. n. alcali, from Arabic al end; qaliy soda ash; N.L. masc. adj. philus, loving; N.L. masc. adj. alcaliphilus, organism liking alkaline media

Gender: masculine

Type strains: 20Z; DSM 19304; NCIMB 14124; VKM B-2133

16S rRNA gene: EF495157 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Khmelenina V, Kalyuzhnaya MG, Starostina NG, Suzina NE, Trotsenko YA. Isolation and characterization of halotolerant alkaliphilic mathanotrophic bacteria from Tuva soda lakes. Curr. Microbiol. 1997; 35:257-261.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Correct name: Methylotuvimicrobium alcaliphilum (Kalyuzhnaya et al. 2008) Orata et al. 2019

Parent taxon: Methylobacter Bowman et al. 1993

Assigned by: Khmelenina V, Kalyuzhnaya MG, Starostina NG, Suzina NE, Trotsenko YA. Isolation and characterization of halotolerant alkaliphilic mathanotrophic bacteria from Tuva soda lakes. Curr. Microbiol. 1997; 35:257-261.

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