Genus Salimicrobium

Name: Salimicrobium Yoon et al. 2007

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. masc. n. sal, salis, salt; N.L. neut. n. microbium, a microbe; N.L. neut. n. Salimicrobium, a salt microbe

Type species: Salimicrobium album (Hao et al. 1985) Yoon et al. 2007

Valid publication: Yoon JH, Kang SJ, Oh TK. Reclassification of Marinococcus albus Hao et al. 1985 as Salimicrobium album gen. nov., comb. nov. and Bacillus halophilus Ventosa et al. 1990 as Salimicrobium halophilum comb. nov., and description of Salimicrobium luteum sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2406-2411.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 6
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 6
Total number of child taxa: 6

Parent taxon: Bacillaceae Fischer 1895 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Yoon JH, Kang SJ, Oh TK. Reclassification of Marinococcus albus Hao et al. 1985 as Salimicrobium album gen. nov., comb. nov. and Bacillus halophilus Ventosa et al. 1990 as Salimicrobium halophilum comb. nov., and description of Salimicrobium luteum sp. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2406-2411.

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