Name:Methylobacteriumorganophilum Patt et al. 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)
Proposed as: sp. nov.
or.ga.no.phi.lum. N.L. pref.organo-, pertaining to organic chemical compounds; from Gr. masc. adj.organikos, of or pertaining to an organ; N.L. adj.philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj.philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. neut. adj.organophilum, intended to mean preferring complex carbon sources
Patt TE, Cole GC, Hanson RS. Methylobacterium, a new genus of facultatively methylotrophic bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:226-229.
Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.
validly published under the ICNP
Hördt et al. 2020
Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.
Oren A, Garrity GM. List of changes in taxonomic opinion no. 32. Notification of changes in taxonomic opinion previously published outside the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:4061-4090.
Deposit DSM 760 represents a strain of Methylobacterium radiotolerans.Publication:
Kato Y, Asahara M, Arai D, Goto K, Yokota A. Reclassification of Methylobacterium chloromethanicum and Methylobacterium dichloromethanicum as later subjective synonyms of Methylobacterium extorquens and of Methylobacterium lusitanum as a later subjective synonym of Methylobacterium rhodesianum. J Gen Appl Microbiol 2005; 51:287-299.