According to Rules 27(3) and 30, this name is not validly published because the effective publication only documents deposit of the type strain in a single recognized culture collection. However, according to the Judicial Opinion 81, Methylophilus leisingeri corrig. Doronina and Trotsenko 2001 is to be considered to be validly published.Publication:
Euzeby JP, Tindall BJ. Status of strains that contravene Rules 27(3) and 30 of the Bacteriological Code. Request for an opinion. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:293-301.
The original spelling of the specific epithet, leisingerii (sic), has been corrected on validation according to Rule 61.Publication:
Anonymous. Validation list no. 78. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1-2.