Name: Selenihalanaerobacter Switzer Blum et al. 2001

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. n. selenium, selenium, element 34; from Gr. n. selĂȘnĂȘ, the moon; Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; Gr. pref. an-, not; Gr. masc. n. aer (gen. aeros), air; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a staff or rod; N.L. masc. n. Selenihalanaerobacter, the salty anaerobic selenium rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Selenihalanaerobacter shriftii Switzer Blum et al. 2001

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Blum JS, Stolz JF, Oren A, Oremland RS. Selenihalanaerobacter shriftii gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic anaerobe from Dead Sea sediments that respires selenate. Arch Microbiol 2001; 175:208-219.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 81. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1229.

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: Halobacteroidaceae Zhilina and Rainey 1995

Assigned by: Blum JS, Stolz JF, Oren A, Oremland RS. Selenihalanaerobacter shriftii gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic anaerobe from Dead Sea sediments that respires selenate. Arch Microbiol 2001; 175:208-219.

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