Name: Halorhodospira Imhoff and Süling 1997

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Ha’lo.rho’do.spi’ra. Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; Gr. neut. n. rhodon, the rose; Gr. fem. n. speîra, the spiral; N.L. fem. n. Halorhodospira, the spiral rose from salt lakes

Gender: feminine (stem: Halorhodospir-)

Type species: Halorhodospira halophila (Raymond and Sistrom 1969) Imhoff and Süling 1997

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Imhoff JF, Suling J. The phylogenetic relationship among Ectothiorhodospiraceae: a reevaluation of their taxonomy on the basis of 16S rDNA analyses. Arch Microbiol 1996; 165:106-113.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 62. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1997; 47:915-916.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

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: "Halorhodospiraceae" Imhoff et al. 2022

Assigned by: Imhoff JF, Kyndt JA, Meyer TE. Genomic Comparison, Phylogeny and Taxonomic Reevaluation of the Ectothiorhodospiraceae and Description of Halorhodospiraceae fam. nov. and Halochlorospira gen. nov. Microorganisms 2022; 10:0.

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Record number: 515767
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