Name: Halalkalicoccus Xue et al. 2005

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals, halos, salt; N.L. neut. n. alkali, the ashes of saltwort, (al-qaliy); M.L. masc. n. coccus, coccus; from Gr. masc. n. kokkos, grain, seed; N.L. masc. n. Halalkalicoccus, coccus existing in salted and alkaline environment

Type species: Halalkalicoccus tibetensis Xue et al. 2005

Valid publication: Xue Y, Fan H, Ventosa A, Grant WD, Jones BE, Cowan DA, Ma Y. Halalkalicoccus tibetensis gen. nov., sp. nov., representing a novel genus of haloalkaliphilic archaea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005; 55:2501-2505.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Halobacteriaceae Gibbons 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Naushad S, Fabros R, Adeolu M. Erratum to: A phylogenomic reappraisal of family-level divisions within the class Halobacteria: proposal to divide the order Halobacteriales into the families Halobacteriaceae, Haloarculaceae fam. nov., and Halococcaceae fam. nov., and the order Haloferacales into the families, Haloferacaceae and Halorubraceae fam nov. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 2016; 109:1521-1523.

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