Name: Thiomicrospira halophila Sorokin et al. 2006

Category: Species

Proposed as: sp. nov.

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

Gender: feminine

Type strains: DSM 15072; HL 5; UNIQEM U 221

16S rRNA gene: DQ390450 Analyse FASTA

Valid publication: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Kolganova TV, Spiridonova EM, Berg IA, Muyzer G. Thiomicrospira halophila sp. nov., a moderately halophilic, obligately chemolithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium from hypersaline lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2375-2380.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 56, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2007; 57:2-3.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: synonym

Correct name: Hydrogenovibrio halophilus (Sorokin et al. 2006) Boden et al. 2017

Risk group: 1

Parent taxon: Thiomicrospira Kuenen and Veldkamp 1972 (Approved Lists 1980)

Assigned by: Sorokin DY, Tourova TP, Kolganova TV, Spiridonova EM, Berg IA, Muyzer G. Thiomicrospira halophila sp. nov., a moderately halophilic, obligately chemolithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing bacterium from hypersaline lakes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006; 56:2375-2380.

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