Species Methylobacterium extorquens

Name: Methylobacterium extorquens (Urakami and Komagata 1984) Bousfield and Green 1985

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Protomonas extorquens (ex Bassalik 1913) Urakami and Komagata 1984

Etymology: ex.tor’quens L. part. adj. extorquens, twisting out

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 43645; CCUG 2084; DSM 1337; IAM 12631; IFO 15687; JCM 2802; NBRC 15687; NCCB 78015; NCIB 9399; NCIMB 9399; strain TK 0001; VKM B-2064

16S rRNA gene: AJ400915 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Bousfield IJ, Green PN. Reclassification of bacteria of the genus Protomonas Urakami and Komagata 1984 in the genus Methylobacterium (Patt, Cole, and Hanson) emend. Green and Bousfield 1983. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1985; 35:209.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Methylorubrum extorquens (Urakami and Komagata 1984) Green and Ardley 2018

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methylobacterium Patt et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Bousfield IJ, Green PN. Reclassification of bacteria of the genus Protomonas Urakami and Komagata 1984 in the genus Methylobacterium (Patt, Cole, and Hanson) emend. Green and Bousfield 1983. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1985; 35:209.

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