Name: Natrinema McGenity et al. 1998

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Na.tri.ne’ma L. n. natrium, sodium; Gr. n. nema, a thread; N.L. neut. n. Natrinema, the sodium thread, referring to the high sodium ion requirement, and the cell shape

Type species: Natrinema pellirubrum McGenity et al. 1998

Valid publication: McGenity TJ, Gemmell RT, Grant WD. Proposal of a new halobacterial genus Natrinema gen. nov., with two species Natrinema pellirubrum nom. nov. and Natrinema pallidum nom. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1998; 48:1187-1196.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 8
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 8
Total number of child taxa: 8

Parent taxon: Natrialbaceae 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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