Genus Melghiribacillus

Name: Melghiribacillus Addou et al. 2015

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Mel.ghi’ri.ba.cil’lus N.L. n. Melghir -iris, the salt lake Chott Melghir in north-east Algeria; L. masc. n. bacillus, a rod; N.L. masc. n. Melghiribacillus, a rod from Chott Melghir, where the type strain of the type species was isolated

Gender: masculine

Type species: Melghiribacillus thermohalophilus Addou et al. 2015

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Addou NA, Schumann P, Sproer C, Ben Hania W, Hacene H, Fauque G, Cayol JL, Fardeau ML. Melghiribacillus thermohalophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel filamentous, endospore-forming, thermophilic and halophilic bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1172-1179.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 65, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:2026-2027.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Addou NA, Schumann P, Sproer C, Ben Hania W, Hacene H, Fauque G, Cayol JL, Fardeau ML. Melghiribacillus thermohalophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel filamentous, endospore-forming, thermophilic and halophilic bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2015; 65:1172-1179.

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