Genus Alkaliphilus

Name: Alkaliphilus Takai et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. alkali, alkali (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort) (indeclinable); N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. n. Alkaliphilus, bacterium liking alkaline environments

Gender: masculine (stem: Alkaliphil-)

Type species: Alkaliphilus transvaalensis Takai et al. 2001

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Takai K, Moser DP, Onstott TC, Spoelstra N, Pfiffner SM, Dohnalkova A, Fredrickson JK. Alkaliphilus transvaalensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely alkaliphilic bacterium isolated from a deep South African gold mine. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1245-1256.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1621-1623.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 10
Total number of child taxa: 12

Parent taxon: Clostridiaceae Pribram 1933 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Zakharyuk A, Kozyreva L, Ariskina E, Troshina O, Kopitsyn D, Shcherbakova V. Alkaliphilus namsaraevii sp. nov., an alkaliphilic iron- and sulfur-reducing bacterium isolated from a steppe soda lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:1990-1995.

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Record number: 517170
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