Name: Halorubrum sodomense (Oren 1983) McGenity and Grant 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Halobacterium sodomense Oren 1983

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; Strain RD 26; VKM B-1771

16S rRNA gene: X82169 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: McGenity TJ, Grant WD. Transfer of Halobacterium saccharovorum, Halobacterium sodomense, Halobacterium trapanicum NRC 34041 and Halobacterium lacusprofundi to the genus Halorubrum gen. nov., as Halorubrum saccharovorum comb. nov., Halorubrum sodomense comb. nov., Halorubrum trapanicum comb. nov., and Halorubrum lacusprofundi comb. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1995; 18:237-243.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 56. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:362-363.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Halorubrum McGenity and Grant 1996

Assigned by: McGenity TJ, Grant WD. Transfer of Halobacterium saccharovorum, Halobacterium sodomense, Halobacterium trapanicum NRC 34041 and Halobacterium lacusprofundi to the genus Halorubrum gen. nov., as Halorubrum saccharovorum comb. nov., Halorubrum sodomense comb. nov., Halorubrum trapanicum comb. nov., and Halorubrum lacusprofundi comb. nov. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1995; 18:237-243.

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