Name: Planococcus halophilus Novitsky and Kushner 1976 (Approved Lists 1980)

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

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

Gender: masculine

Type strains: ATCC 27964; CCM 2706; CIP 104819; DSM 20408; HK 718; IAM 12844; JCM 2479; LMG 17439; NBRC 102359; VKM Ac-1985

16S rRNA gene: AB681751 Analyse FASTA

Original publication: Novitsky TJ, Kushner DJ. Planococcus halophilus sp. nov. a facultatively halophilic coccus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:53-57.

IJSEM list: Skerman VBD, McGowan V, Sneath PHA. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1980; 30:225-420.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Marinococcus halophilus (Novitsky and Kushner 1976) Hao et al. 1985

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Planococcus Migula 1894 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Novitsky TJ, Kushner DJ. Planococcus halophilus sp. nov. a facultatively halophilic coccus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 1976; 26:53-57.

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