Name: Halopenitus Amoozegar et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ha.lo.pe’ni.tus Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; L. masc. adj. penitus, inner, interior; N.L. masc. n. Halopenitus, intended to mean an archaeon isolated from an inland salt lake

Gender: masculine

Type species: Halopenitus persicus Amoozegar et al. 2012

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Amoozegar MA, Makhdoumi-Kakhki A, Shahzadeh Fazeli SA, Azarbaijani R, Ventosa A. Halopenitus persicus gen. nov., sp. nov., an archaeon from an inland salt lake. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1932-1936.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2555-2556.

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: 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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