Name: Natranaerovirga Sorokin et al. 2012

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. natron, soda (sodium carbonate) (derived from Arabic natrun); Gr. pref. an-, not; Gr. masc. n. aer (gen. aeros), air; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Natranaerovirga, an anaerobic rod living in soda

Gender: feminine

Type species: Natranaerovirga pectinivora Sorokin et al. 2012

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Panteleeva AN, Kaparullina EN, Muyzer G. Anaerobic utilization of pectinous substrates at extremely haloalkaline conditions by Natranaerovirga pectinivora gen. nov., sp. nov., and Natranaerovirga hydrolytica sp. nov., isolated from hypersaline soda lakes. Extremophiles 2012; 16:307-315.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 145. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1017-1019.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

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

Parent taxon: Lachnospiraceae Rainey 2010

Assigned by: Schouw A, Leiknes Eide T, Stokke R, Birger Pedersen R, Helene Steen I, Bodtker G. Abyssivirga alkaniphila gen. nov., sp. nov., an alkane-degrading, anaerobic bacterium from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent system, and emended descriptions of Natranaerovirga pectinivora and Natranaerovirga hydrolytica. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:1724-1734.

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