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Genus Methylohalomonas

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").

 

Methylohalomonas Sorokin et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Methylohalomonas lacus Sorokin et al. 2007.
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; Gr. n. hals halos, salt; Gr. fem. n. monas, a unit, monad; N.L. fem. n. Methylohalomonas, salt (-tolerant), methyl-group-utilizing monad.
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), DORONINA (N.V.), TOUROVA (T.P.), GALINSKI (E.A.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.) and MUYZER (G.): Methylohalomonas lacus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Methylonatrum kenyense gen. nov., sp. nov., methylotrophic gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline lakes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2762-2769.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Methylohalomonas lacus Sorokin et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HMT 1 = DSM 15733 = NCCB 100208 = UNIQEM U237.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ834966.
Etymology: L. gen. n. lacus, of a lake.
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TROTSENKO (Y.A.), DORONINA (N.V.), TOUROVA (T.P.), GALINSKI (E.A.), KOLGANOVA (T.V.) and MUYZER (G.): Methylohalomonas lacus gen. nov., sp. nov. and Methylonatrum kenyense gen. nov., sp. nov., methylotrophic gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline lakes. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2762-2769.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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