Name: Methyloversatilis Kalyuzhnaya et al. 2006

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Me.thy’’lis N.L. neut. n. methyl, methyl radical; from Gr. n. methu, wine; from Gr. n. hulê, wood; L. adj. versatilis, versatile; N.L. fem. n. Methyloversatilis, versatile methyl (utilizer), reflecting the versatile trophic abilities of the first isolates

Type species: Methyloversatilis universalis Kalyuzhnaya et al. 2006

Valid publication: Kalyuzhnaya MG, De Marco P, Bowerman S, Pacheco CC, Lara JC, Lidstrom ME, Chistoserdova L. Methyloversatilis universalis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel taxon within the Betaproteobacteria represented by three methylotrophic isolates. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2517-2522.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Sterolibacteriaceae Boden et al. 2017

Assigned by: Boden R, Hutt LP, Rae AW. Reclassification of Thiobacillus aquaesulis (Wood & Kelly, 1995) as Annwoodia aquaesulis gen. nov., comb. nov., transfer of Thiobacillus (Beijerinck, 1904) from the Hydrogenophilales to the Nitrosomonadales, proposal of Hydrogenophilalia class. nov. within the 'Proteobacteria', and four new families within the orders Nitrosomonadales and Rhodocyclales. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1191-1205.

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