Name: Halanaeroarchaeum Sorokin et al. 2016

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Hal.an.ae.ro.ar.chae’um Gr. masc. n. hals, halos salt of the sea; Gr. pref. an, not; Gr. masc. n. aer, aeros air; N.L. neut. n. archaeum, archaeon; from Gr. adj. archaios -ê -on, ancient; N.L. neut. n. Halanaeroarchaeum, anaerobic halophilic archaeon

Type species: Halanaeroarchaeum sulfurireducens Sorokin et al. 2016

Valid publication: Sorokin DY, Kublanov IV, Yakimov MM, Rijpstra WI, Sinninghe Damste JS. Halanaeroarchaeum sulfurireducens gen. nov., sp. nov., the first obligately anaerobic sulfur-respiring haloarchaeon, isolated from a hypersaline lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2377-2381.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 6 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:3765-3767.

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: Halobacteriaceae Gibbons 1974 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Kublanov IV, Yakimov MM, Rijpstra WI, Sinninghe Damste JS. Halanaeroarchaeum sulfurireducens gen. nov., sp. nov., the first obligately anaerobic sulfur-respiring haloarchaeon, isolated from a hypersaline lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:2377-2381.

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