Species Methylosinus sporium

Name: Methylosinus sporium (ex Whittenbury et al. 1970) Bowman et al. 1993

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. spora, seed (in biology, a spore); N.L. neut. n. sporium, spore-former

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ACM 3306; ATCC 35069; DSM 17706; NCIMB 11126; UNIQEM 60

16S rRNA gene: Y18946 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Bowman JP, Sly LI, Nichols PD, Hayward AC. Revised taxonomy of the methanotrophs: description of Methylobacter gen. nov., emendation of Methylococcus, validation of Methylosinus and Methylocystis species, and a proposal that the family Methylococcaceae includes only the group I methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:735-753.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:184.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

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

Assigned by: Bowman JP, Sly LI, Nichols PD, Hayward AC. Revised taxonomy of the methanotrophs: description of Methylobacter gen. nov., emendation of Methylococcus, validation of Methylosinus and Methylocystis species, and a proposal that the family Methylococcaceae includes only the group I methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:735-753.

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