Name: Salinarchaeum Cui et al. 2014

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology:’um L. gen. fem. n. salinae, salterns, salt works; N.L. neut. n. archaeum, archaeon; from Gr. adj. archaios -ê -on, ancient; N.L. neut. n. Salinarchaeum, the archaeon from salt works

Gender: neuter

Type species: Salinarchaeum laminariae Cui et al. 2014

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Cui HL, Yang X, Mou YZ. Salinarchaeum laminariae gen. nov., sp. nov.: a new member of the family Halobacteriaceae isolated from salted brown alga Laminaria. Extremophiles 2011; 15:625-631.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Validation list no. 155. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2014; 64:1-5.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name


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: 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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