Name: Geoalkalibacter Zavarzina et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. , earth; Arabic article al, the; Arabic masc. n. qaly, ashes of saltwort; N.L. neut. n. alkali, alkali (indeclinable); N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Geoalkalibacter, a rod from alkaline earth

Gender: masculine (stem: Geoalkalibacter-)

Type species: Geoalkalibacter ferrihydriticus Zavarzina et al. 2007

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Zavarzina DG, Kolganova TV, Bulygina ES, Kostrikina NA, Turova TP, Zavarzin GA. [Geoalkalibacter ferrihydriticus gen. nov., sp. nov., the first alkaliphilic representative of the family Geobacteraceae, isolated from a soda lake]. Mikrobiologiia 2006; 75:775-785.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 115. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:893-897.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Desulfuromonadaceae corrig. Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Greene AC, Patel BK, Yacob S. Geoalkalibacter subterraneus sp. nov., an anaerobic Fe(III)- and Mn(IV)-reducing bacterium from a petroleum reservoir, and emended descriptions of the family Desulfuromonadaceae and the genus Geoalkalibacter. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2009; 59:781-785.

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