Name: Halocalculus Minegishi et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ha.lo.cal’cu.lus Gr. masc. n. hals, halos the sea, salt; L. masc. n. calculus, pebble, gravel; N.L. masc. n. Halocalculus, salt (-requiring) pebble-shaped archaeon

Type species: Halocalculus aciditolerans Minegishi et al. 2015

Valid publication: Minegishi H, Echigo A, Kuwahara A, Shimane Y, Kamekura M, Itoh T, Ohkuma M, Usami R. Halocalculus aciditolerans gen. nov., sp. nov., an acid-tolerant haloarchaeon isolated from commercial salt. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1640-1645.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 65, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2343-2344.

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: Minegishi H, Echigo A, Kuwahara A, Shimane Y, Kamekura M, Itoh T, Ohkuma M, Usami R. Halocalculus aciditolerans gen. nov., sp. nov., an acid-tolerant haloarchaeon isolated from commercial salt. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1640-1645.

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