Name: Oceanobacillus chironomi Raats and Halpern 2007

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: chi.ro’no.mi N.L. gen. n. chironomi, of Chironomus, named after the non-biting midge insect of the genus Chironomus (Chironomidae, Diptera) from which the type strain was isolated

Gender: masculine

Type strains: DSM 18262; LMG 23627; T3944D

16S rRNA gene: DQ468656 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Raats D, Halpern M. Oceanobacillus chironomi sp. nov., a halotolerant and facultatively alkaliphilic species isolated from a chironomid egg mass. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:255-259.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 57, part 2 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:898-899.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Oceanobacillus Lu et al. 2002

Assigned by: Raats D, Halpern M. Oceanobacillus chironomi sp. nov., a halotolerant and facultatively alkaliphilic species isolated from a chironomid egg mass. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:255-259.

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