Name: Methylovorus Govorukhina and Trotsenko 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. methylum, the methyl radical; from French n. méthyle; from French n. méthylène; from Gr. n. methu, wine; from Gr. n. hulê, wood; N.L. pref. methylo-, pertaining to to the methyl radical; L. v. voro, to eat, devour; N.L. masc. n. Methylovorus, methyl-devourer

Type species: Methylovorus glucosotrophus Govorukhina and Trotsenko 1991

Valid publication: Govorukhina NI, Trotsenko YA. Methylovorus, a new genus of restricted facultatively methylotrophic bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1991; 41:158-162.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Methylophilaceae Garrity et al. 2006

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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