Name: Spirochaeta alkalica Zhilina et al. 1996

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

Etymology: N.L. neut. n. alkali, soda ash (from Arabic al-qalyi, the ashes of saltwort); L. fem. adj. suff. -ica, suffix used with the sense of pertaining to; N.L. fem. adj. alkalica, intended to mean alkaline, developing in the alkaline medium

Gender: feminine

Type strain: ATCC 700262; DSM 8900; Z-7491

16S rRNA gene: X93927 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Zhilina TN, Zavarzin GA, Rainey F, Kevbrin VV, Kostrikina NA, Lysenko AM. Spirochaeta alkalica sp. nov., Spirochaeta africana sp. nov., and Spirochaeta asiatica sp. nov., alkaliphilic anaerobes from the Continental Soda Lakes in Central Asia and the East African Rift. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:305-312.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, part 1 of the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:627.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICNP

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Alkalispirochaeta alkalica (Zhilina et al. 1996) Sravanthi et al. 2016

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Spirochaeta Ehrenberg 1835 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Zhilina TN, Zavarzin GA, Rainey F, Kevbrin VV, Kostrikina NA, Lysenko AM. Spirochaeta alkalica sp. nov., Spirochaeta africana sp. nov., and Spirochaeta asiatica sp. nov., alkaliphilic anaerobes from the Continental Soda Lakes in Central Asia and the East African Rift. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:305-312.

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Record number: 781072