Name: Halarchaeum Minegishi et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Hal’ar.chae’um Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt, salt water; N.L. neut. n. archaeum, ancient one, archaeon; from Gr. masc. adj. archaios, ancient; N.L. neut. n. Halarchaeum, a saline archaeon

Gender: neuter

Type species: Halarchaeum acidiphilum Minegishi et al. 2010

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Minegishi H, Echigo A, Nagaoka S, Kamekura M, Usami R. Halarchaeum acidiphilum gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately acidophilic haloarchaeon isolated from commercial solar salt. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:2513-2516.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 60, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:221-222.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

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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