Name: Halobacterium sodomense Oren 1983

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. sodomense, pertaining to Sodom, near the Dead Sea, where the organism was originally isolated

Gender: neuter

Type strain: ATCC 33755; CIP 105330; DSM 3755; IFO 14740; JCM 8880; NBRC 14740; NCIMB 2197; NCMB 2197; Strain RD 26; VKM B-1771

16S rRNA gene: X82169 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Oren A. Halobacterium sodomense sp. nov., a Dead Sea Halobacterium with an extremely high magnesium requirement. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:381-386.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Halorubrum sodomense (Oren 1983) McGenity and Grant 1996

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Halobacterium Elazari-Volcani 1957 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Oren A. Halobacterium sodomense sp. nov., a Dead Sea Halobacterium with an extremely high magnesium requirement. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 1983; 33:381-386.

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Record number: 776712