Name: "Desulfohalophilus" Blum et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: De.sul.fo.ha.lo’phi.lus L. pref. de-, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing prokaryote); Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; N.L. masc. adj. philus, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. n. Desulfohalophilus, sulfate-reducing salt-loving bacterium; Gram, negative motile vibrios

Gender: masculine

Type species: "Desulfohalophilus alkaliarsenatis" Blum et al. 2012

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Blum JS, Kulp TR, Han S, Lanoil B, Saltikov CW, Stolz JF, Miller LG, Oremland RS. Desulfohalophilus alkaliarsenatis gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic sulfate- and arsenate-respiring bacterium from Searles Lake, California. Extremophiles 2012; 16:727-742.

Nomenclatural status: not validly published

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 0
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Desulfohalobiaceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Blum JS, Kulp TR, Han S, Lanoil B, Saltikov CW, Stolz JF, Miller LG, Oremland RS. Desulfohalophilus alkaliarsenatis gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic sulfate- and arsenate-respiring bacterium from Searles Lake, California. Extremophiles 2012; 16:727-742.

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Record number: 521832