Species Clostridium halophilum

Name: Clostridium halophilum corrig. Fendrich et al. 1991

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: ha.lo’phi.lum Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. neut. adj. halophilum, salt-loving

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 49637; DSM 5387; M1

16S rRNA gene: X77837 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Fendrich C, Hippe H, Gottschalk G. Clostridium halophilium sp. nov. and C. litorale sp. nov., an obligate halophilic and a marine species degrading betaine in the Stickland reaction. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 154:127-132.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 39. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:580-581.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Maledivibacter halophilus (Fendrich et al. 1991) Li et al. 2016

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Clostridium Prazmowski 1880 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Fendrich C, Hippe H, Gottschalk G. Clostridium halophilium sp. nov. and C. litorale sp. nov., an obligate halophilic and a marine species degrading betaine in the Stickland reaction. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 154:127-132.

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