Name: Halomicrobium Oren et al. 2002

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; N.L. neut. n. microbium, a microbe; from Gr. masc. adj. mikros, small; from Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Halomicrobium, small, salt-life form

Gender: neuter

Type species: Halomicrobium mukohataei (Ihara et al. 1997) Oren et al. 2002

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Oren A, Elevi R, Watanabe S, Ihara K, Corcelli A. Halomicrobium mukohataei gen. nov., comb. nov., and emended description of Halomicrobium mukohataei. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2002; 52:1831-1835.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 52, part 5 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2003; 53:3-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 3
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Haloarculaceae 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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