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What you should know:

Methylococcus is a Gram-negative coccus with a capsule. Its sole carbon sources are one-carbon reduced compounds (methane, formaldehyde, methanol), making it a chemoheterotroph.  Such bacteria are often called methylotrophs.


Domain Bacteria

    Phylum Proteobacteria

        Class g -Proteobacteria

Bergey's Manual Volume 2: The Proteobacteria