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Genus Methanomethylovorans

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 3
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Methanomethylovorans Lomans et al. 2004, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Methanomethylovorans hollandica Lomans et al. 2004.
Etymology: N.L. n. methanum [from French n. méth(yle) and chemical suffix -ane], methane; N.L. pref. methano-, pertaining to methane; N.L. n. methylum (from French méthyle, back-formation from French méthylène, coined from Gr. n. methu, wine and Gr. n. hulê, wood), the methyl group; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; L. part. adj. vorans, devouring; N.L. fem. part. adj. Methanomethylovorans, methane producing, methyl group consuming.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 96. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 307-308.
Effective publication: LOMANS (B.P.), MAAS (R.), LUDERER (R.), OP DEN CAMP (H.J.M.), POL (A.), VAN DER DRIFT (C.) and VOGELS (G.D.): Isolation and characterization of Methanomethylovorans hollandica gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from freshwater sediment, a methylotrophic methanogen able to grow on dimethyl sulfide and methanethiol. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 1999, 65, 3641-3650.
Validation List no. 96 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Notes: The gender of the generic name is not provided in the effective publication. However, the specific epithet hollandica is an adjective in the feminine gender and Methanomethylovorans must be in the feminine gender.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 96 (footnote **). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 307-308.
Validation List no. 96 in IJSEM Online

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Methanomethylovorans hollandica Lomans et al. 2004, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) DMS1 = DSM 15978 = OCM 838.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF120163.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. hollandica, from The Netherlands (Holland), referring to the origin of the type strain.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 96. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 307-308.
Effective publication: LOMANS (B.P.), MAAS (R.), LUDERER (R.), OP DEN CAMP (H.J.M.), POL (A.), VAN DER DRIFT (C.) and VOGELS (G.D.): Isolation and characterization of Methanomethylovorans hollandica gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from freshwater sediment, a methylotrophic methanogen able to grow on dimethyl sulfide and methanethiol. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 1999, 65, 3641-3650.
Validation List no. 96 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The specific epithet is a N.L. fem. adj. not a L. fem. adj. as cited in the paper by Lomans et al. 1999.

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Methanomethylovorans thermophila Jiang et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) L2FAW = ATCC BAA-1173 = DSM 17232.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY672821.
Etymology: Gr. adj. thermos, hot; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. thermophila, heat-loving.
Valid publication: JIANG (B.), PARSHINA (S.N.), VAN DOESBURG (W.), LOMANS (B.P.) and STAMS (A.J.M.): Methanomethylovorans thermophila sp. nov., a thermophilic, methylotrophic methanogen from an anaerobic reactor fed with methanol. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2465-2470.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methanomethylovorans uponensis Cha et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EK1=NBRC 109636=KCTC 4119=JCM 19217.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC876048.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: N/A.
Etymology: -.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 156. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64 (2014), 693-696.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: CHA, I. T., MIN, U. G., KIM, S. J., YIM, K. J., ROH, S. W. and RHEE, S. K. 2013. Methanomethylovorans uponensis sp. nov., a methylotrophic methanogen isolated from wetland sediment. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 104, 1005-1012.
Effective publication Online

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