Name: Sporohalobacter Oren et al. 1988

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. fem. n. spora, seed; Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; N.L. masc. n. bacter, a staff or rod; N.L. masc. n. Sporohalobacter, spore-producing salt rod

Gender: masculine

Type species: Sporohalobacter lortetii (Oren 1984) Oren et al. 1988

16S rRNA gene: Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Oren A, Pohla H, Stackebrandt E. Transfer of Clostridium lortetii to a new genus Sporohalobacter gen. nov. as Sporohalobacter lortetii comb. nov. and description of Sporohalobacter marismortui sp. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1987; 9:239-246.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 24. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1988; 38:136-137.

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: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Halobacteroidaceae Zhilina and Rainey 1995

Assigned by: Rainey FA, Zhilina TN, Boulygina ES, Stackebrandt E, Tourova TP, Zavarzin GA. The taxonomic status of the fermentative halophilic anaerobic bacteria: description of Haloanaerobiales ord. nov., Halobacteroidaceae fam. nov., Orenia gen. nov. and further taxonomic rearrangements at the genus and species level. Anaerobe 1995; 1:185-199.

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