Name: Halorubrum McGenity and Grant 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: ru’brum Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; L. neut. adj. rubrum, red; N.L. neut. n. Halorubrum, salt (-requiring) and red

Gender: neuter

Type species: Halorubrum saccharovorum (Tomlinson and Hochstein 1977) McGenity and Grant 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: McGenity TJ, Grant WD. Transfer of Halobacterium saccharovorum, Halobacterium sodomense, Halobacterium trapanicum NRC 34041 and Halobacterium lacusprofundi to the genus Halorubrum gen. nov., as Halorubrum saccharovorum comb. nov., Halorubrum sodomense comb. nov., Halorubrum trapanicum comb. nov., and Halorubrum lacusprofundi comb. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1995; 18:237-243.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 56. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:362-363.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 37
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 41
Total number of child taxa: 42

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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