Name: Alkaliflexus Zhilina et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. alkali, soda ash, (from Arabic al-qalyi, the ashes of saltwort); L. masc. n. flexus, bent; N.L. masc. n. Alkaliflexus, referring to life in basic surroundings and to bending/flexible cells

Type species: Alkaliflexus imshenetskii Zhilina et al. 2005

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Zhilina TN, Appel R, Probian C, Brossa EL, Harder J, Widdel F, Zavarzin GA. Alkaliflexus imshenetskii gen. nov. sp. nov., a new alkaliphilic gliding carbohydrate-fermenting bacterium with propionate formation from a soda lake. Arch Microbiol 2004; 182:244-253.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 104. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:1395-1397.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Marinilabiliaceae Ludwig et al. 2012

Assigned by: Ludwig W, Euzéby J, Whitman WB. Family II. Marinilabiliaceae fam. nov. In: Krieg NR, Staley JT, Brown DR, Hedlund BP, Paster BJ, Ward NL, Ludwig W, Whitman WB (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 4, Springer, New York, 2010, p. 49.

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