Name: Halofilum Xia et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: fi’lum Ha.lo.fi’lum Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; L. neut. n. filum, a thread; N.L. neut. n. Halofilum, a salt-loving bacterium with a linear cell

Gender: neuter

Type species: Halofilum ochraceum Xia et al. 2017

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Xia J, Zhao JX, Sang J, Chen GJ, Du ZJ. Halofilum ochraceum gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium isolated from a marine solar saltern. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:932-938.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2079-2080.

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: Ectothiorhodospiraceae Imhoff 1984

Assigned by: Xia J, Zhao JX, Sang J, Chen GJ, Du ZJ. Halofilum ochraceum gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium isolated from a marine solar saltern. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:932-938.

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