Name: Halosarcina Savage et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; L. fem. n. sarcina, a package; N.L. fem. n. Halosarcina, a salt (-loving) package

Gender: feminine

Type species: Halosarcina pallida Savage et al. 2008

Valid publication: Savage KN, Krumholz LR, Oren A, Elshahed MS. Halosarcina pallida gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon from a low-salt, sulfide-rich spring. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:856-860.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1513-1514.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Halogeometricum Montalvo-Rodríguez et al. 1998

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Haloferacaceae Gupta et al. 2015

Assigned by: Gupta RS, Naushad S, Baker S. Phylogenomic analyses and molecular signatures for the class Halobacteria and its two major clades: a proposal for division of the class Halobacteria into an emended order Halobacteriales and two new orders, Haloferacales ord. nov. and Natrialbales ord. nov., containing the novel families Haloferacaceae fam. nov. and Natrialbaceae fam. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1050-1069.

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