Name: Methylophaga thiooxydans corrig. Boden et al. 2011

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. theion, sulfur, (Latin transliteration thium); Gr. adj. oxus, sharp, acid, (Latin transliteration oxys); N.L. v. oxydo, to make acid, to oxidize; N.L. part. adj. thiooxydans, oxidizing sulfur

Type strains: DMS010; DSM 22068; VKM B-2586

16S rRNA gene accession number: DQ660915

Effective publication: Boden R, Kelly DP, Murrell JC, Schafer H. Oxidation of dimethylsulfide to tetrathionate by Methylophaga thiooxidans sp. nov.: a new link in the sulfur cycle. Environ Microbiol 2010; 12:2688-2699.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 137. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:1-3.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Methylophaga Janvier et al. 1985

Assigned by: Boden R, Kelly DP, Murrell JC, Schafer H. Oxidation of dimethylsulfide to tetrathionate by Methylophaga thiooxidans sp. nov.: a new link in the sulfur cycle. Environ Microbiol 2010; 12:2688-2699.

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