homotypic synonym, validly published under the ICNP
Halobacteriummediterranei is the correct name if this species is regarded as a separate species (i.e., if its nomenclatural type is not assigned to another species whose name is validly published, legitimate and not rejected and has priority) within a separate genus Halobacterium.
On Validation List 12, this name is erroneously cited as Halobacterium mediterranei Rodriguez-Valera (i.e. "et al." is omitted).Publication:
Euzeby JP, Kudo T. Corrigenda to the validation lists. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001; 51:1933-1938.
The species Halobacterium mediterranei (effective publication Rodriguez-Valera et al. 1983, type strain: strain R-4 = ATCC 33500 = CCM 3361) appears also on the Validation List no. 13 . The date of valid publication of this name is in fact that of the first citation in a Validation List (List no. 12, published 17 October 1983) .Publication:
Anonymous. Validation list no. 13. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984; 34:91-92.