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Genus Methylibium

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: 4
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Methylibium Nakatsu et al. 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Methylibium petroleiphilum Nakatsu et al. 2006.
Etymology: N.L. n. methyl, the methyl radical, the methyl group; Gr. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Methylibium, referring to methylotroph.
Valid publication: NAKATSU (C.H.), HRISTOVA (K.), HANADA (S.), MENG (X.Y.), HANSON (J.R.), SCOW (K.M.) and KAMAGATA (Y.): Methylibium petroleiphilum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel methyl tert-butyl ether-degrading methylotroph of the Betaproteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 983-989.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Methylibium Nakatsu et al. 2006 emend. Yoon et al. 2007.
Type species: ¤ Methylibium petroleiphilum Nakatsu et al. 2006.
Etymology: N.L. n. methyl, the methyl radical, the methyl group; Gr. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Methylibium, referring to methylotroph.
Reference: YOON (M.H.), TEN (L.N.), IM (W.T.) and LEE (S.T.): Methylibium fulvum sp. nov., a member of the Betaproteobacteria isolated from ginseng field soil, and emended description of the genus Methylibium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2062-2066.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Methylibium Nakatsu et al. 2006 emend. Stackebrandt et al. 2009.
Type species: ¤ Methylibium petroleiphilum Nakatsu et al. 2006.
Etymology: N.L. n. methyl, the methyl radical, the methyl group; Gr. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Methylibium, referring to methylotroph.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), VERBARG (S.), FRÜHLING (A.), BUSSE (H.J.) and TINDALL (B.J.): Dissection of the genus Methylibium: reclassification of Methylibium fulvum as Rhizobacter fulvus comb. nov., Methylibium aquaticum as Piscinibacter aquaticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Methylibium subsaxonicum as Rivibacter subsaxonicus gen. nov., comb. nov. and emended descriptions of the genera Rhizobacter and Methylibium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2552-2560.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylibium aquaticum Song and Cho 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IMCC1728 = DSM 19915 = KCCM 42364 = NBRC 102349.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ664244.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. aquaticum, living in water, aquatic.
Valid publication: SONG (J.) and CHO (J.C.): Methylibium aquaticum sp. nov., a betaproteobacterium isolated from a eutrophic freshwater pond. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2125-2128.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Piscinibacter aquaticus (Song and Cho 2007) Stackebrandt et al. 2009, comb. nov.

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Methylibium fulvum Yoon et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Gsoil 322 = DSM 19916 = KCTC 12591 = LMG 23394.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB245356.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. fulvum, deep yellow, gold-coloured.
Valid publication: YOON (M.H.), TEN (L.N.), IM (W.T.) and LEE (S.T.): Methylibium fulvum sp. nov., a member of the Betaproteobacteria isolated from ginseng field soil, and emended description of the genus Methylibium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2062-2066.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Rhizobacter fulvus (Yoon et al. 2007) Stackebrandt et al. 2009, comb. nov.

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Methylibium petroleiphilum Nakatsu et al. 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PM1 = ATCC BAA-1232 = LMG 22953.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF176594.
Etymology: Gr. n. petra, stone, rock; L. n. oleum, oil; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. neut. adj. petroleiphilum, petrol loving.
Valid publication: NAKATSU (C.H.), HRISTOVA (K.), HANADA (S.), MENG (X.Y.), HANSON (J.R.), SCOW (K.M.) and KAMAGATA (Y.): Methylibium petroleiphilum gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel methyl tert-butyl ether-degrading methylotroph of the Betaproteobacteria. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 983-989.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Methylibium petroleiphilum Nakatsu et al. 2006 emend. Stackebrandt et al. 2009.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PM1 = ATCC BAA-1232 = LMG 22953.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF176594.
Etymology: Gr. n. petra, stone, rock; L. n. oleum, oil; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. neut. adj. petroleiphilum, petrol loving.
Reference: STACKEBRANDT (E.), VERBARG (S.), FRÜHLING (A.), BUSSE (H.J.) and TINDALL (B.J.): Dissection of the genus Methylibium: reclassification of Methylibium fulvum as Rhizobacter fulvus comb. nov., Methylibium aquaticum as Piscinibacter aquaticus gen. nov., comb. nov. and Methylibium subsaxonicum as Rivibacter subsaxonicus gen. nov., comb. nov. and emended descriptions of the genera Rhizobacter and Methylibium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2552-2560.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylibium subsaxonicum Stackebrandt et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BF49 = CIP 109700 = DSM 19570.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM774413.
Etymology: L. prep. sub, low, below, under; N.L. adj. saxonicus -a -um, pertaining to Saxony; N.L. neut. adj. subsaxonicum, pertaining to Lower Saxony, a state of Germany.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 122. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1511-1512.
Effective publication: STACKEBRANDT (E.), FRÜHLING (A.), COUSIN (S.), BRAMBILLA (E.), LÜNSDORF (H.) and VERBARG (S.): Methylibium subsaxonicum spec. nov., a Betaproteobacterium isolated from a hardwater rivulet. Curr. Microbiol. 2008, 56, 298-305.
Validation List no. 122 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

¤ Rivibacter subsaxonicus (Stackebrandt et al. 2008) Stackebrandt et al. 2009, comb. nov.

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