Name: Methylocystis heyeri Dedysh et al. 2007

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: hey.e’ri N.L. gen. masc. n. heyeri, of Heyer, named in honour of the German microbiologist Jürgen Heyer, for his highly enthusiastic research on methanotrophic bacteria and his contributions to increasing our knowledge on methanotroph diversity and ecology

Type strains: DSM 16984; H2; VKM B-2426

16S rRNA gene: AM283543 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Dedysh SN, Belova SE, Bodelier PL, Smirnova KV, Khmelenina VN, Chidthaisong A, Trotsenko YA, Liesack W, Dunfield PF. Methylocystis heyeri sp. nov., a novel type II methanotrophic bacterium possessing 'signature' fatty acids of type I methanotrophs. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:472-479.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 3 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:1173-1174.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methylocystis (ex Whittenbury et al. 1970) Bowman et al. 1993

Assigned by: Dedysh SN, Belova SE, Bodelier PL, Smirnova KV, Khmelenina VN, Chidthaisong A, Trotsenko YA, Liesack W, Dunfield PF. Methylocystis heyeri sp. nov., a novel type II methanotrophic bacterium possessing 'signature' fatty acids of type I methanotrophs. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:472-479.

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