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Genus Alkalibacillus

Warning: In the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature, an arrow () only indicates the sequence of valid publication of names and does not mean that the last name in the sequence must be used (see: Introduction).

Number of species cited in this file: 7
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Alkalibacillus Jeon et al. 2005, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Alkalibacillus haloalkaliphilus (Fritze 1996) Jeon et al. 2005.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort), alkali; L. masc. n. bacillus, rod; N.L. masc. n. Alkalibacillus, bacillus living under alkaline conditions.
Valid publication: JEON (C.O.), LIM (J.M.), LEE (J.M.), XU (L.H.), JIANG (C.L.) and KIM (C.J.): Reclassification of Bacillus haloalkaliphilus Fritze 1996 as Alkalibacillus haloalkaliphilus gen. nov., comb. nov. and the description of Alkalibacillus salilacus sp. nov., a novel halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake in China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1891-1896.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalibacillus almallahensis Perez-Dav et al. 2014, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) S1LM8=CECT 8373=DSM 27545.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KC968225.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. almallahensis, of al-mallaha, a name of Arabic origin, which gave the name to the township of La Malahá, the place where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: PÉREZ-DAVÓ, A., AGUILERA, M., RAMOS-CORMENZANA, A. and MONTEOLIVA-SÁNCHEZ, M. 2014. Alkalibacillus almallahensis sp. nov., a halophilic bacterium isolated from an inland solar saltern. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 2066-2071.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalibacillus filiformis Romano et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 4AG = ATCC BAA-956 = DSM 15448 = JCM 13893.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ493661.
Etymology: L. n. filum, a thread; L. suff. -formis (from L. n. forma, figure, shape, appearance), -like, in the shape of; N.L. masc. adj. filiformis, thread-shaped.
Valid publication: ROMANO (I.), LAMA (L.), NICOLAUS (B.), GAMBACORTA (A.) and GIORDANO (A.): Alkalibacillus filiformis sp. nov., isolated from a mineral pool in Campania, Italy. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2395-2399.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalibacillus flavidus Yoon et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ISL-17 = CCUG 56753 = DSM 23520 = KCTC 13258.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU874387.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. flavidus, pale yellow.
Valid publication: YOON (J.H.), KANG (S.J.), JUNG (Y.T.), LEE (M.H.) and OH (T.K.): Alkalibacillus flavidus sp. nov., isolated from a marine solar saltern. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 434-438.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalibacillus haloalkaliphilus (Fritze 1996) Jeon et al. 2005, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) WN13 = ATCC 700606= CIP 106702 = DSM 5271 = JCM 12303 = LMG 17943 = NBRC 103110.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ238041.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus haloalkaliphilus Fritze 1996.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. n. alkali (from Arabic article al, the; Arabic n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort), alkali; Gr. adj. philos loving; N.L. masc. adj. haloalkaliphilus, loving briny
and alkaline media. 
Reference: JEON (C.O.), LIM (J.M.), LEE (J.M.), XU (L.H.), JIANG (C.L.) and KIM (C.J.): Reclassification of Bacillus haloalkaliphilus Fritze 1996 as Alkalibacillus haloalkaliphilus gen. nov., comb. nov. and the description of Alkalibacillus salilacus sp. nov., a novel halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake in China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1891-1896.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalibacillus halophilus Tian et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 012 = DSM 17369 = KCTC 3990.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ359731.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. masc. adj. philus (from Gr. masc. adj. philos), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. halophilus, salt-loving.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 129. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2129-2130.
Effective publication: TIAN (X.P.), DASTAGER (S.G.), LEE (J.C.), TANG (S.K.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), PARK (D.J.), KIM (C.J.) and LI (W.J.): Alkalibacillus halophilus sp. nov., a new halophilic species isolated from hypersaline soil in Xin-Jiang province, China. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 2007, 30, 268-272.
Validation List no. 129 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: In the paper by Tian et al. 2009, the GenBank accession number for the sequence of the type strain is erroneously cited as DQ377742.

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Alkalibacillus salilacus Jeon et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BH163 = DSM 16460 = JCM 13894 = KCTC 3916.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY671976.
Etymology: L. n. sal salis, salt; L. n. lacus -us, lake; N.L. gen. n. salilacus, of a salt lake.
Valid publication: JEON (C.O.), LIM (J.M.), LEE (J.M.), XU (L.H.), JIANG (C.L.) and KIM (C.J.): Reclassification of Bacillus haloalkaliphilus Fritze 1996 as Alkalibacillus haloalkaliphilus gen. nov., comb. nov. and the description of Alkalibacillus salilacus sp. nov., a novel halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake in China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1891-1896.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalibacillus silvisoli Usami et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BM2 = DSM 18495 = JCM 14193.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB264528.
Etymology: L. n. silva, forest; L. n. solum, soil; N.L. gen. n. silvisoli, of forest soil, the source of isolation of the type strain.
Valid publication: USAMI (R.), ECHIGO (A.), FUKUSHIMA (T.), MIZUKI (T.), YOSHIDA (Y.) and KAMEKURA (M.): Alkalibacillus silvisoli sp. nov., an alkaliphilic moderate halophile isolated from non-saline forest soil in Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 770-774.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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