Bowman JP, Sly LI, Nichols PD, Hayward AC. Revised taxonomy of the methanotrophs: description of Methylobacter gen. nov., emendation of Methylococcus, validation of Methylosinus and Methylocystis species, and a proposal that the family Methylococcaceae includes only the group I methanotrophs. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1993; 43:735-753.
Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 43, part 4 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1994; 44:184.
validly published under the ICNP
The names of the original authors and the year of publication are Whittenbury, Phillips and Wilkinson 1970 (J. Gen. Microbiol., 1970, 61, 205-218) not Romanovskaia, Malashenko and Bogachenko (Mikrobiologiia, 1978, 47, 120-130) as cited in the paper by Bowman et al. 1993.Publication:
Euzeby JP. List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature: a folder available on the Internet. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:590-592.
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