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Genus Alkalilimnicola

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: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Alkalilimnicola corrig. Yakimov et al. 2001, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Alkalilimnicola halodurans corrig. Yakimov et al. 2001.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali (from Arabic al-qalyi, the ashes of saltwort), soda ash; Gr. n. limnos, pool of standing water, lake; L. suffix -cola (from L. n. incola) a dweller, inhabitant; N.L. masc. n. Alcalilimnicola, a dweller of alkaline lakes.
Valid publication: YAKIMOV (M.M.), GIULIANO (L.), CHERNIKOVA (T.N.), GENTILE (G.), ABRAHAM (W.R.), LÜNSDORF (H.), TIMMIS (K.N.) and GOLYSHIN (P.N.): Alcalilimnicola halodurans gen. nov., sp. nov., an alkaliphilic, moderately halophilic and extremely halotolerant bacterium, isolated from sediments of soda-depositing Lake Natron, East Africa Rift Valley. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 2133-2143.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The original spelling Alcalilimnicola, has been corrected by the List Editor, IJSEM.
Reference: LIST EDITOR, IJSEM: Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 6, of the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2002, 52, 5-6.
Notification List in IJSEM Online

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Alkalilimnicola ehrlichii Hoeft et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MLHE-1 = ATCC BAA-1101 = DSM 17681.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF406554.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. ehrlichii, of Ehrlich, named in honour of Professor Emeritus Henry Lutz Ehrlich for his broad scientific, teaching and leadership contributions to the field of geomicrobiology, with specific reference to his work on the bacterial oxidation of arsenite.
Valid publication: HOEFT (S.E.), SWITZER BLUM (J.), STOLZ (J.F.), TABITA (F.R.), WITTE (B.), KING (G.M.), SANTINI (J.M.) and OREMLAND (R.S.): Alkalilimnicola ehrlichii sp. nov., a novel, arsenite-oxidizing haloalkaliphilic gammaproteobacterium capable of chemoautotrophic or heterotrophic growth with nitrate or oxygen as the electron acceptor. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 504-512.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Alkalilimnicola halodurans corrig. Yakimov et al. 2001, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 34Alc = DSM 13718 = LMG 20111.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ404972.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. part. adj. durans, enduring; N.L. part. adj. halodurans, salt-enduring.
Valid publication: YAKIMOV (M.M.), GIULIANO (L.), CHERNIKOVA (T.N.), GENTILE (G.), ABRAHAM (W.R.), LÜNSDORF (H.), TIMMIS (K.N.) and GOLYSHIN (P.N.): Alcalilimnicola halodurans gen. nov., sp. nov., an alkaliphilic, moderately halophilic and extremely halotolerant bacterium, isolated from sediments of soda-depositing Lake Natron, East Africa Rift Valley. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2001, 51, 2133-2143.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The original spelling Alcalilimnicola halodurans, has been corrected by the List Editor, IJSEM.
Reference: LIST EDITOR, IJSEM: Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 51, part 6, of the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2002, 52, 5-6.
Notification List in IJSEM Online

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