Name: Planococcus halocryophilus Mykytczuk et al. 2012

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals (gen. halos), salt; Gr. n. kruos, icy cold; N.L. adj. philus -a -um, friend, loving; from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on, loving; N.L. masc. adj. halocryophilus, salt and cold loving, referring to the sub-zero growth ability and salt-tolerant features of this species and the environment within which it can survive

Gender: masculine

Type strain: DSM 24743; JCM 17719; Or1

16S rRNA gene: JF742665 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Mykytczuk NC, Wilhelm RC, Whyte LG. Planococcus halocryophilus sp. nov., an extreme sub-zero species from high Arctic permafrost. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1937-1944.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 62, part 8 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:2555-2556.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Planococcus Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Mykytczuk NC, Wilhelm RC, Whyte LG. Planococcus halocryophilus sp. nov., an extreme sub-zero species from high Arctic permafrost. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2012; 62:1937-1944.

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