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Genus Alkalicoccus

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Number of species, including synonyms, cited in this file: 1
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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

 

Alkalicoccus Zhao et al. 2017, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Alkalicoccus saliphilus Zhao et al. 2017.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali (from Ar. article al, the; Ar. n. qaliy, ashes of saltwort), alkali; L. fem. n. coccus, sphere; M.L. masc. n. Alkalicoccus, a coccus living in basic surroundings.
Valid publication: ZHAO, B., LU, W., ZHANG, S., LIU, K., YAN, Y. and LI, J. 2017. Reclassification of Bacillus saliphilus as Alkalicoccus saliphilus gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of Alkalicoccus halolimnae sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 1557-1563.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalicoccus halolimnae Zhao et al. 2017, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BZ-SZ-XJ29=DSM 29191=JCM 30193=CGMCC 1.12936.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: KX618877.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals, halos, salt; Gr. n. limne, lake; N.L. gen. n. halolimnae, of a salt lake.
Source: Environmental - saline lake.
Valid publication: ZHAO, B., LU, W., ZHANG, S., LIU, K., YAN, Y. and LI, J. 2017. Reclassification of Bacillus saliphilus as Alkalicoccus saliphilus gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of Alkalicoccus halolimnae sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 1557-1563.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalicoccus saliphilus Zhao et al. 2017, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 6AG=DSM 15402=ATCC BAA-957.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AJ93660.
Basonym: ¤ Bacillus saliphilus Romano et al. 2005.
Etymology: L. n. sal, salt; Gr. adj. philos, loving; N.L. masc. adj. saliphilus, loving salt.
Source: Environmental - saline lake.
Valid publication: ZHAO, B., LU, W., ZHANG, S., LIU, K., YAN, Y. and LI, J. 2017. Reclassification of Bacillus saliphilus as Alkalicoccus saliphilus gen. nov., comb. nov., and description of Alkalicoccus halolimnae sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 1557-1563.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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