Name: Loktanella salsilacus Van Trappen et al. 2004

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: sal’sus la’cus L. masc. adj. salsus, salted, salty; L. gen. masc. n. lacus, of a lake; N.L. gen. n. salsilacus, of a salt lake, referring to the isolation source, Ace Lake and Organic Lake, Vestfold Hills, Antarctica

Gender: feminine

Type strains: CIP 108322; DSM 16199; JCM 21636; LMG 21507; NBRC 102486

16S rRNA gene: AB681825 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Van Trappen S, Mergaert J, Swings J. Loktanella salsilacus gen. nov., sp. nov., Loktanella fryxellensis sp. nov. and Loktanella vestfoldensis sp. nov., new members of the Rhodobacter group, isolated from microbial mats in Antarctic lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1263-1269.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 54, part 4 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1911-1913.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Loktanella Van Trappen et al. 2004

Assigned by: Van Trappen S, Mergaert J, Swings J. Loktanella salsilacus gen. nov., sp. nov., Loktanella fryxellensis sp. nov. and Loktanella vestfoldensis sp. nov., new members of the Rhodobacter group, isolated from microbial mats in Antarctic lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2004; 54:1263-1269.

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