Name: Haloarchaeobius Makhdoumi-Kakhki et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ha.lo.ar.chae.o’bi.us Gr. masc. n. hals, halos salt; N.L. adj. archaeos; from Gr. adj. archaios, ancient; N.L. masc. n. bius; from Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. masc. n. Haloarchaeobius, halophilic ancient (archaeal) life

Type species: Haloarchaeobius iranensis Makhdoumi-Kakhki et al. 2012

Valid publication: Makhdoumi-Kakhki A, Amoozegar MA, Bagheri M, Ramezani M, Ventosa A. Haloarchaeobius iranensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from a saline lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1021-1026.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 5
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 5

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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