Genus Methylarcula

Name: Methylarcula Doronina et al. 2000

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thyl.ar.cu’la N.L. neut. n. methyl, methyl group; L. fem. n. arcula, small box; N.L. fem. n. Methylarcula, methyl-using small box

Type species: Methylarcula marina Doronina et al. 2000

Valid publication: Doronina NV, Trotsenko YA, Tourova TP. Methylarcula marina gen. nov., sp. nov. and Methylarcula terricola sp. nov.: novel aerobic, moderately halophilic, facultatively methylotrophic bacteria from coastal saline environments. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2000; 50:1849-1859.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Rhodobacteraceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Rhodobacteraceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 161.

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