Name: Methylobacter pelagicus (Sieburth et al. 1988) Bowman et al. 1993

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Methylomonas pelagica Sieburth et al. 1988

Etymology: L. masc. adj. pelagicus, of or belonging to the sea

Type strains: AA-23; ACM 3505; NCIMB 2265

16S rRNA gene: X72775 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: synonym

Correct name: Methylomicrobium pelagicum (Sieburth et al. 1988) Bowman et al. 1995

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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