Name: Halohasta Mou et al. 2013

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ha.lo.has’ta Gr. masc. n. hals, halos, salt; L. fem. n. hasta, a rod; N.L. fem. n. Halohasta, rod-shaped cells living in saline conditions

Type species: Halohasta litorea Mou et al. 2013

Effective publication: Mou YZ, Qiu XX, Zhao ML, Cui HL, Oh D, Dyall-Smith ML. Halohasta litorea gen. nov. sp. nov., and Halohasta litchfieldiae sp. nov., isolated from the Daliang aquaculture farm, China and from Deep Lake, Antarctica, respectively. Extremophiles 2012; 16:895-901.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 152. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2013; 63:2365-2367.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Halorubraceae Gupta et al. 2016

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Naushad S, Fabros R, Adeolu M. 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; 109:565-587.

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