Name: Rhodospirillum salexigens Drews 1982

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: sal.ex’i.gens L. masc. n. sal (gen. salis), salt, seawater; L. v. exigo, to demand; N.L. part. adj. salexigens, salt-demanding

Gender: neuter

Type strains: ATCC 35888; DSM 2132; WS 68

16S rRNA gene: D14431 Analyse FASTA

Effective publication: Drews G. Rhodospirillum salexigens, spec. nov., an obligatory halophilic phototrophic bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1981; 130:325-327.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 9. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1982; 32:384-385.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Rhodothalassium salexigens (Drews 1982) Imhoff et al. 1998

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Rhodospirillum Molisch 1907 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Drews G. Rhodospirillum salexigens, spec. nov., an obligatory halophilic phototrophic bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1981; 130:325-327.

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