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Genus Methylobacillus

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: 6
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).


 

Methylobacillus Yordy and Weaver 1977, genus.
Type species: ¤ Methylobacillus glycogenes Yordy and Weaver 1977 (Approved Lists 1980).
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 radical; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; L. masc. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Methylobacillus, methyl rodlet.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: YORDY (J.R.) and WEAVER (T.L.): Methylobacillus: a new genus of obligately methylotrophic bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1977, 27, 247-255.

Methylobacillus Yordy and Weaver 1977 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Urakami and Komagata 1986.
Type species: ¤ Methylobacillus glycogenes Yordy and Weaver 1977 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Urakami and Komagata 1986.
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 radical; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; L. masc. n. bacillus, a small rod; N.L. masc. n. Methylobacillus, methyl rodlet.
Reference: URAKAMI (T.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Emendation of Methylobacillus Yordy and Weaver 1977, a genus of methanol-utilizing bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 502-511.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylobacillus arboreus Gogleva et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Iva = CCUG 59684 = VKM B-2590.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU937479.
Etymology: L. masc.adj. arboreus, pertaining to a tree.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 148. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2549-2554.
Effective publication: GOGLEVA (A.A.), KAPARULLINA (E.N.), DORONINA (N.V.) and TROTSENKO (Y.A.): Methylobacillus arboreus sp. nov., and Methylobacillus gramineus sp. nov., novel non-pigmented obligately methylotrophic bacteria associated with plants. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2011, 34, 477-481.
Validation List no. 148 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Methylobacillus flagellatus Govorukhina et al. 1998, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) KT = ATCC 51484= DSM 6875 = VKM B-1610.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ287787.
Etymology: L. n. flagellum, a whip; L. masc. suff. -atus, suffix denoting provided with; N.L. masc. adj. flagellatus, flagellated.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 66. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 631-632.
Effective publication: GOVORUKHINA (N.I.), KLETSOVA (L.V.), TSYGANKOV (Yu.D.) TROTSENKO (Yu.A.) and NETRUSOV (A.I.): Characteristics of a new obligate methylotroph. Mikrobiologiya, 1987, 56, 849-854 (in Russian).
Validation List no. 66 in IJSEM Online

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Methylobacillus glycogenes Yordy and Weaver 1977, species. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TK 0113 = Yordy and Weaver T-11 = ATCC 29475= DSM 5685 = JCM 2850 = LMG 6082 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 11375 = VKM B-2060.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR733701.
Etymology: Gr. adj. glûkus, sweet; N.L. suff. -genes (from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce), producing; N.L. masc. adj. glycogenes, sweet-producing, intended to mean sugarproducing, glycogen-producing.
Approved Lists reference: SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors): Approved Lists of Bacterial Names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1980, 30, 225-420 (Approved Lists of Bacterial Names in IJSEM Online - Approved Lists of Bacterial Names Amended edition).
Original publication: YORDY (J.R.) and WEAVER (T.L.): Methylobacillus: a new genus of obligately methylotrophic bacteria. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 1977, 27, 247-255.

Methylobacillus glycogenes Yordy and Weaver 1977 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Urakami and Komagata 1986.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TK 0113 = Yordy and Weaver T-11 = ATCC 29475= DSM 5685 = JCM 2850 = LMG 6082 = NCIB (now NCIMB) 11375 = VKM B-2060.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FR733701.
Etymology: Gr. adj. glûkus, sweet; N.L. suff. -genes (from Gr. v. gennaô, to produce), producing; N.L. masc. adj. glycogenes, sweet-producing, intended to mean sugarproducing, glycogen-producing.
Reference: URAKAMI (T.) and KOMAGATA (K.): Emendation of Methylobacillus Yordy and Weaver 1977, a genus of methanol-utilizing bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1986, 36, 502-511.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylobacillus gramineus Gogleva et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Lap = CCUG 59683 = VKM B-2591.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: GU937478.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. gramineus, grassy.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 148. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2549-2554.
Effective publication: GOGLEVA (A.A.), KAPARULLINA (E.N.), DORONINA (N.V.) and TROTSENKO (Y.A.): Methylobacillus arboreus sp. nov., and Methylobacillus gramineus sp. nov., novel non-pigmented obligately methylotrophic bacteria associated with plants. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2011, 34, 477-481.
Validation List no. 148 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: In the abstract, the strain CCUG 59683 is erroneously cited as CCUG 59687. In the species description ("protologue"), the strain VKM B-2591 is erroneously cited as VKM B-2590.
Reference: ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 148 (footnote ##). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2549-2554.
Validation List no. 148 in IJSEM Online

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Methylobacillus pratensis Doronina et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) F31 = NCIMB 13994 = VKM B-2247.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY298905.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. pratensis, growing or found in meadows.
Valid publication: DORONINA (N.V.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.), TOUROVA (T.P.) and SALKINOJA-SALONEN (M.S.): Methylobacillus pratensis sp. nov., a novel non-pigmented, aerobic, obligately methylotrophic bacterium isolated from meadow grass. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1453-1457.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylobacillus rhizosphaerae Madhaiyan et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ca-68=KCTC 22383=NCIMB 14472.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: EU672802.
Etymology: -.
Source: Plant.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 172. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66 (2016), 4299–4305.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: Madhaiyan, M., Poonguzhali, S., Senthilkumar, M., Pragatheswari, D., Lee, K. C. and Lee, J. S. 2013. Methylobacillus rhizosphaerae sp. nov., a novel plant-associated methylotrophic bacterium isolated from rhizosphere of red pepper. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 103, 475-484.
Effective publication Online

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