Name: Methylovirgula Vorob'ev et al. 2009

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl group; from French n. méthyle; from French n. méthylène; from Gr. n. methu, wine; from Gr. n. hulê, wood; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to the methyl radical; L. fem. n. virgula, a little rod; N.L. fem. n. Methylovirgula, methyl-using rod-shaped cell

Type species: Methylovirgula ligni Vorob'ev et al. 2009

Valid publication: Vorob'ev AV, de Boer W, Folman LB, Bodelier PL, Doronina NV, Suzina NE, Trotsenko YA, Dedysh SN. Methylovirgula ligni gen. nov., sp. nov., an obligately acidophilic, facultatively methylotrophic bacterium with a highly divergent mxaF gene. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:2538-2545.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Beijerinckiaceae Garrity et al. 2006

Assigned by: Dedysh SN, Haupt ES, Dunfield PF. Emended description of the family Beijerinckiaceae and transfer of the genera Chelatococcus and Camelimonas to the family Chelatococcaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3177-3182.

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