Species Halomonas alkaliantarctica

Name: Halomonas alkaliantarctica Poli et al. 2011

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. alkali, alkali (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort); L. adj. antarcticus -a -um, southern, Antarctic; N.L. fem. adj. alkaliantarctica, related to the ability to grow at pH alkaline and isolated from Antarctica

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC BAA-848; CRSS; DSM 15686

16S rRNA gene: AJ564880 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Poli A, Esposito E, Orlando P, Lama L, Giordano A, de Appolonia F, Nicolaus B, Gambacorta A. Halomonas alkaliantarctica sp. nov., isolated from saline lake Cape Russell in Antarctica, an alkalophilic moderately halophilic, exopolysaccharide-producing bacterium. Syst Appl Microbiol 2007; 30:31-38.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 142. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2011; 61:2563-2565.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Halomonas Vreeland et al. 1980

Assigned by: Poli A, Esposito E, Orlando P, Lama L, Giordano A, de Appolonia F, Nicolaus B, Gambacorta A. Halomonas alkaliantarctica sp. nov., isolated from saline lake Cape Russell in Antarctica, an alkalophilic moderately halophilic, exopolysaccharide-producing bacterium. Syst Appl Microbiol 2007; 30:31-38.

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