Name: Volcaniella Quesada et al. 1990

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: N.L. fem. dim. n. Volcaniella, named for B. Elazari- Volcani, the microbiologist who first described halophilic microorganisms from the Dead Sea

Type species: Volcaniella eurihalina Quesada et al. 1990

Valid publication: Quesada E, Valderrama MJ, Bejar V, Ventosa A, Gutierrez MC, Ruiz-Berraquero F, Ramos-Cormenzana A. Volcaniella eurihalina gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic nonmotile gram-negative rod. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1990; 40:261-267.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Halomonas Vreeland et al. 1980

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 0
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Halomonadaceae Franzmann et al. 1989

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