Name: Haloferax elongans Allen et al. 2008

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: e.lon’gans N.L. part. adj. elongans, elongating/extending, referring to the capacity of the species to form very long rods

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC BAA-1513; DSM 27209; JCM 14791; SA5; UNSW 104100

16S rRNA gene: AB477972 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Allen MA, Goh F, Leuko S, Echigo A, Mizuki T, Usami R, Kamekura M, Neilan BA, Burns BP. Haloferax elongans sp. nov. and Haloferax mucosum sp. nov., isolated from microbial mats from Hamelin Pool, Shark Bay, Australia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:798-802.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 58, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:1513-1514.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Haloferax Torreblanca et al. 1986

Assigned by: Allen MA, Goh F, Leuko S, Echigo A, Mizuki T, Usami R, Kamekura M, Neilan BA, Burns BP. Haloferax elongans sp. nov. and Haloferax mucosum sp. nov., isolated from microbial mats from Hamelin Pool, Shark Bay, Australia. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:798-802.

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