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Genus Methylarcula

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: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Methylarcula Doronina et al. 2000, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Methylarcula marina Doronina et al. 2000.
Etymology: 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. fem. n. arcula, small box; N.L. fem. n. Methylarcula, methyl-using small box.
Valid publication: DORONINA (N.V.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.) and TOUROVA (T.P.): Methylarcula marina gen. nov., sp. nov. and Methylarcula terricola sp. nov.: novel aerobic, moderately halophilic, facultatively methylotrophic bacteria from coastal saline environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1849-1859.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylarcula marina Doronina et al. 2000, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) p = VKM B-2159.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF030436.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. marina, of or belonging to the sea, sea-, marine.
Valid publication: DORONINA (N.V.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.) and TOUROVA (T.P.): Methylarcula marina gen. nov., sp. nov. and Methylarcula terricola sp. nov.: novel aerobic, moderately halophilic, facultatively methylotrophic bacteria from coastal saline environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1849-1859.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylarcula terricola Doronina et al. 2000, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) h37 = VKM B-2160.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF030437.
Etymology: L. n. terricola, a dweller upon earth; intended to mean isolated from soil.
Valid publication: DORONINA (N.V.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.) and TOUROVA (T.P.): Methylarcula marina gen. nov., sp. nov. and Methylarcula terricola sp. nov.: novel aerobic, moderately halophilic, facultatively methylotrophic bacteria from coastal saline environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2000, 50, 1849-1859.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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