Name: Halogranum Cui et al. 2010

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ha.lo.gra’num Gr. masc. n. hals, halos salt; L. neut. n. granum, granule; N.L. neut. n. Halogranum, salty granule shape

Type species: Halogranum rubrum Cui et al. 2010

Valid publication: Cui HL, Gao X, Sun FF, Dong Y, Xu XW, Zhou YG, Liu HC, Oren A, Zhou PJ. Halogranum rubrum gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon isolated from a marine solar saltern. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2010; 60:1366-1371.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 4
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 4
Total number of child taxa: 4

Parent taxon: Haloferacaceae Gupta et al. 2015

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Naushad S, Baker S. Phylogenomic analyses and molecular signatures for the class Halobacteria and its two major clades: a proposal for division of the class Halobacteria into an emended order Halobacteriales and two new orders, Haloferacales ord. nov. and Natrialbales ord. nov., containing the novel families Haloferacaceae fam. nov. and Natrialbaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1050-1069.

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