Haloferax lucentense corrig. Gutierrez et al. 2004 was previously known as Haloferax sp., or Haloferax phenon K, or "Haloferax alicantei" Holmes et al.Publication:
Holmes ML, Scopes RK, Moritz RL, Simpson RJ, Englert C, Pfeifer F, Dyall-Smith ML. Purification and analysis of an extremely halophilic beta-galactosidase from Haloferax alicantei. Biochim Biophys Acta 1997; 1337:276-286.
The original spelling of the specific epithet, lucentensis (sic), has been corrected on validation according to Rule 61.Publication:
Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 95. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1-2.