Name: Methylosinus (ex Whittenbury et al. 1970) Bowman et al. 1993

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov., nom. rev.

Etymology:’nus. N.L. neut. n. methyl, methyl group; L. masc. n. sinus, bend (also genitive); N.L. masc. n. Methylosinus, methyl bender

Gender: masculine (stem: Methylosin-)

Type species: Methylosinus trichosporium (ex Whittenbury et al. 1970) Bowman et al. 1993

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: 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.

IJSEM list: 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.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 3

Parent taxon: Methylocystaceae Bowman 2006

Assigned by: Hordt A, Lopez MG, Meier-Kolthoff JP, Schleuning M, Weinhold LM, Tindall BJ, Gronow S, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T, Goker M. Analysis of 1,000+ Type-Strain Genomes Substantially Improves Taxonomic Classification of Alphaproteobacteria. Front Microbiol 2020; 11:468.

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