Tani A, Sahin N. Methylobacterium haplocladii sp. nov. and Methylobacterium brachythecii sp. nov., isolated from bryophytes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:3287-3292.
Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 63, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:4371-4373.
validly published under the ICNP
The phylogenomic assignment score of this taxon is -0.04298 (N = 3).
Based on the strain history of the type strain of Methylobacterium bullatum, it appears that strain F3.2 has also been used as the type strain of "Methylobacterium funariae" [see: SCHAUER (S.) and KUTSCHERA (U.): A novel growth-promoting microbe, Methylobacterium funariae sp. nov., isolated from the leaf surface of a common moss. Plant Signal Behav., 2011, 6, 510-515.].Publication:
Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 145. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1017-1019.