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Genus Methylogaea

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: 1
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).


 

Methylogaea Geymonat et al. 2011, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Methylogaea oryzae Geymonat et al. 2011.
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; N.L. fem. n. Gaea, the mother goddess of the earth in Greek mythology; N.L. fem. n. Methylogaea, referring to the terrestrial origin of a methyl-using bacterium.
Valid publication: GEYMONAT (E.), FERRANDO (L.) and TARLERA (S.E.): Methylogaea oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic methanotroph isolated from a rice paddy field. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2568-2572.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylogaea oryzae Geymonat et al. 2011, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) E10 = DSM 23452 = JCM 16910.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU672873.
Etymology: L. gen. n. oryzae, of rice, referring to the isolation of the type strain from a flooded rice field.
Valid publication: GEYMONAT (E.), FERRANDO (L.) and TARLERA (S.E.): Methylogaea oryzae gen. nov., sp. nov., a mesophilic methanotroph isolated from a rice paddy field. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2011, 61, 2568-2572.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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