Species Maledivibacter halophilus

Name: Maledivibacter halophilus (Fendrich et al. 1991) Li et al. 2016

Category: Species

Proposed as: comb. nov.

Basonym: Clostridium halophilum corrig. Fendrich et al. 1991

Etymology: ha.lo’phi.lus Gr. masc. n. hals, halos salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on; N.L. masc. adj. halophilus, salt-loving

Type strains: ATCC 49637; DSM 5387; M1

16S rRNA gene: X77837 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Li G, Zeng X, Liu X, Zhang X, Shao Z. Wukongibacter baidiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium isolated from hydrothermal sulfides, and proposal for the reclassification of the closely related Clostridium halophilum and Clostridium caminithermale within Maledivibacter gen. nov. and Paramaledivibacter gen. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4355-4361.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 66, part 11 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:179-182.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Maledivibacter Li et al. 2016

Assigned by: Li G, Zeng X, Liu X, Zhang X, Shao Z. Wukongibacter baidiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium isolated from hydrothermal sulfides, and proposal for the reclassification of the closely related Clostridium halophilum and Clostridium caminithermale within Maledivibacter gen. nov. and Paramaledivibacter gen. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2016; 66:4355-4361.

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