Name: Halocatena Verma et al. 2020

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: ca.te’na Ha.lo.ca.te’na Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; L. fem. n. catena, chain; N.L. fem. n. Halocatena, a salty chain

Gender: feminine

Type species: Halocatena pleomorpha Verma et al. 2020

Valid publication: Verma A, Pal Y, Kumar P, Krishnamurthi S. Halocatena pleomorpha gen. nov. sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon of family Halobacteriaceae isolated from saltpan soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3693-3700.

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: Verma A, Pal Y, Kumar P, Krishnamurthi S. Halocatena pleomorpha gen. nov. sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon of family Halobacteriaceae isolated from saltpan soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2020; 70:3693-3700.

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