Name: Halorubrobacterium Kamekura and Dyall-Smith 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; L. adj. ruber -bra, brum, red; L. neut. n. bacterium, rod; N.L. neut. n. Halorubrobacterium, salt (-requiring) and red bacterium

Gender: neuter

Type species: Halorubrobacterium saccharovorum (Tomlinson and Hochstein 1977) Kamekura and Dyall-Smith 1996

Effective publication: Kamekura M, Dyall-Smith ML. Taxonomy of the family Halobacteriaceae and the description of two new genera Halorubrobacterium and Natrialba. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 1995; 41:333-350.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 57. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:625-626.

Nomenclatural status: validly published, illegitimate name

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Halorubrum McGenity and Grant 1996

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 5
Total number of child taxa: 6

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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