Taxon DOI
corrig. Pratscher et al. 2018, (sic) Pratscher et al. 2018
Taxonomic Rank
Nomenclatural Taxonomy [1980-2016]
Incertae sedis taxa are placed using SOSCC (Garrity and Lilburn 2008)
Taxon RecordName Record
Garrity et al. 2006 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
corrig. Pratscher et al. 2018
Type Status
The taxonomic placement of this genus within the root Universal Root.

  Woese et al. 1990
  (None 2015) Woese et al. 1990
  (sic) Garrity et al. 2021
  Garrity et al. 2006
  Douglas 1957 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  Garrity et al. 2006 emend. Hördt et al. 2020
  corrig. Pratscher et al. 2018

The taxonomy from the rank of class and below is based upon currently published taxonomic opinion. For a complete taxonomy, refer to The Taxonomic Outline of Bacteria and Archaea, Release 7.7.
When referring to this Abstract, please use its Digital Object Identifier and cite NamesforLife.
Taxon Abstract for the genus Methylaffinis corrig. Pratscher et al. 2018 and Methyloaffinis (sic) Pratscher et al. 2018. NamesforLife, LLC. Retrieved .
This information was last reviewed on August 26, 2019.


  1. Pratscher J, Vollmers J, Wiegand S, Dumont MG, Kaster A-K. Unravelling the Identity, Metabolic Potential and Global Biogeography of the Atmospheric Methane-Oxidizing Upland Soil Cluster α. Environ Microbiol 2018; 20:1016-1029. [PubMed].