Genus Heliophilum

Name: Heliophilum Ormerod et al. 1996

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. n. helios, sun; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. neut. n. Heliophilum, sun lover

Gender: neuter

Type species: Heliophilum fasciatum Ormerod et al. 1996

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Ormerod JG, Kimble LK, Nesbakken T, Torgersen YA, Woese CR, Madigan MT. Heliophilum fasciatum gen. nov. sp. nov. and Heliobacterium gestii sp. nov.: endospore-forming heliobacteria from rice field soils. Arch Microbiol 1996; 165:226-234.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 59. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:1189-1190.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Heliobacteriaceae Madigan and Asao 2010

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