Family Methylothermaceae

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Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


Methylothermaceae Hirayama et al. 2014, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Methylothermus Hirayama et al. 2014.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. Methylothermus the type genus of the family; suff. -aceae ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Methylothermaceae the family of the genus Methylothermus.
Valid publication: HIRAYAMA, H., ABE, M., MIYAZAKI, M., NUNOURA, T., FURUSHIMA, Y., YAMAMOTO, H. and TAKAI, K. 2014. Methylomarinovum caldicuralii gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately thermophilic methanotroph isolated from a shallow submarine hydrothermal system, and proposal of the family Methylothermaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 989-999..
Original article in IJSEM Online