Name DOI
Garrity et al. 2006
Name Status
Validly Published
Current Authority
Garrity et al. 2006
Preferred Name
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Type
(genus on whose name the name of this taxon is based)
Jenkins et al. 1987
Proper Form
Methylophilaceae Garrity et al. 2006
Nomenclatural History
The family Methylophilaceae was originally proposed by Garrity et al. 2005. This name became validly published when it appeared on Validation List No. 107 in 2006.
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This information was last reviewed on July 11, 2018.


  1. Euzéby J. Validation List No. 107. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:1-6. [PubMed].
  2. Garrity GM, Bell JA, Lilburn T. Family I. Methylophilaceae fam. nov. In: Garrity GM, Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second Edition, Volume 2, Part C, Springer, New York, 2005, p. 770.