Name: Methyloceanibacter stevinii Vekeman et al. 2018

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. stevinii, of Stevin, referred to the Belgian scientific research vessel ‘Simon Stevin’, used to collect the samples at the North Sea

Type strains: LMG 29431; NCIMB 15077; R-67176

16S rRNA gene: LPWE01000011 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Vekeman B, Kerckhof FM, Cremers G, de Vos P, Vandamme P, Boon N, Op den Camp HJ, Heylen K. New Methyloceanibacter diversity from North Sea sediments includes methanotroph containing solely the soluble methane monooxygenase. Environ Microbiol 2016; 18:4523-4536.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 184. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3379-3393.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Parent taxon: Methyloceanibacter Takeuchi et al. 2014

Assigned by: Vekeman B, Kerckhof FM, Cremers G, de Vos P, Vandamme P, Boon N, Op den Camp HJ, Heylen K. New Methyloceanibacter diversity from North Sea sediments includes methanotroph containing solely the soluble methane monooxygenase. Environ Microbiol 2016; 18:4523-4536.

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