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Genus Methylosphaera

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).


 

Methylosphaera Bowman et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Methylosphaera hansonii Bowman et al. 1998.
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 to the methyl radical; L. fem. n. sphaera, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Methylosphaera, methyl sphere.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 64. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 327-328.
Effective publication: BOWMAN (J.P.), McCAMMON (S.A.) and SKERRATT (J.H.): Methylosphaera hansonii gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic, group I methanotroph from Antarctic marine-salinity, meromictic lakes. Microbiology, 1997, 143, 1451-1459.
Validation List no. 64 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Methylosphaera hansonii Bowman et al. 1998, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AM6 = ACAM 549.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: U67929.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. hansonii, of Hanson, named after American microbiologist R.S. Hanson.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 64. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 327-328.
Effective publication: BOWMAN (J.P.), McCAMMON (S.A.) and SKERRATT (J.H.): Methylosphaera hansonii gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic, group I methanotroph from Antarctic marine-salinity, meromictic lakes. Microbiology, 1997, 143, 1451-1459.
Validation List no. 64 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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