Name: Methylobacter luteus (Romanovskaya et al. 1981) Bowman et al. 1993

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methylococcus luteus Romanovskaya et al. 1981

Etymology: lu’te.us L. masc. adj. luteus, golden-yellow

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ACM 3304; ATCC 49878; NCIMB 11914; UCM 53 B; VKM 53 B

16S rRNA gene: X72772 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: 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.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:184.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methylobacter Bowman et al. 1993

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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