Name: Halalkaliarchaeum Sorokin et al. 2019

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Hal.al.ka.li.ar.chae’um Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt of the sea; N.L. neut. n. alkali, from Arabic article al, the and Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort; N.L. neut. n. archaeum, archaeon; from Gr. adj. archaios -ê -on, ancient; N.L. neut. n. Halalkaliarchaeum, haloalkaliphilic archaeon

Gender: neuter

Type species: Halalkaliarchaeum desulfuricum Sorokin et al. 2019

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sorokin DY, Yakimov M, Messina E, Merkel AY, Bale NJ, Sinninghe Damste JS. Natronolimnobius sulfurireducens sp. nov. and Halalkaliarchaeum desulfuricum gen. nov., sp. nov., the first sulfur-respiring alkaliphilic haloarchaea from hypersaline alkaline lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2662-2673.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 69, part 9 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:3663-3665.

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: Halorubraceae Gupta et al. 2016

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Yakimov M, Messina E, Merkel AY, Bale NJ, Sinninghe Damste JS. Natronolimnobius sulfurireducens sp. nov. and Halalkaliarchaeum desulfuricum gen. nov., sp. nov., the first sulfur-respiring alkaliphilic haloarchaea from hypersaline alkaline lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2019; 69:2662-2673.

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