Name: Methylophaga sulfidovorans de Zwart et al. 1998

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. sulfidum, sulfide; L. pres. part. vorans, eating, devouring; N.L. part. adj. sulfidovorans, sulfide-devouring

Type strains: CIP 105175; DSM 11578; JCM 21498; LMD 95.210; NBRC 102423; RB-1

16S rRNA gene accession number: X95461

Effective publication: de Zwart JMM, Nelisse PN, Kuenen JG. Isolation and characterization of Methylophaga sulfidovorans sp. nov.: an obligately methylotrophic, aerobic, dimethylsulfide oxidizing bacterium from microbial mat. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 1996; 20:261-270.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 67. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1083-1084.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methylophaga Janvier et al. 1985

Assigned by: de Zwart JMM, Nelisse PN, Kuenen JG. Isolation and characterization of Methylophaga sulfidovorans sp. nov.: an obligately methylotrophic, aerobic, dimethylsulfide oxidizing bacterium from microbial mat. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol. 1996; 20:261-270.

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