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Genus Chromohalobacter

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: 9
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).


 

Chromohalobacter Ventosa et al. 1989, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Chromohalobacter marismortui (ex Elazari-Volcani 1940) Ventosa et al. 1989.
Etymology: Gr. n. chroma, color; Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n.Chromohalobacter, colored salt rod.
Valid publication: VENTOSA (A.), GUTIERREZ (M.C.), GARCIA (M.T.) and RUIZ-BERRAQUERO (F.): Classification of "Chromobacterium marismortui" in a new genus, Chromohalobacter gen. nov., as Chromohalobacter marismortui comb. nov., nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 382-386.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Chromohalobacter Ventosa et al. 1989 emend. Arahal et al. 2001.
Type species: ¤ Chromohalobacter marismortui (ex Elazari-Volcani 1940) Ventosa et al. 1989.
Etymology: Gr. n. chroma, color; Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. masc. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n.Chromohalobacter, colored salt rod.
Reference: ARAHAL (D.R.), GARCÍA (M.T.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.) and VENTOSA (A.): Transfer of Halomonas canadensis and Halomonas israelensis to the genus Chromohalobacter as Chromohalobacter canadensis comb. nov. and Chromohalobacter israelensis comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1443-1448.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chromohalobacter beijerinckii (Hof 1935) Peçonek et al. 2006, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 19372= CCUG 49679 = CIP 106957 = DSM 7218 = JCM 13305 = JCM 21422 = LMG 2148 = NBRC 103041 = NCCB 35008 = NCIMB 9041 = NRRL B-3153.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB021386.
Basonym: ¤ Pseudomonas beijerinckii Hof 1935 (Approved Lists 1980).
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. beijerinckii, of Beijerinck, named after M.W. Beijerinck.
Valid publication: PEÇONEK (J.), GRUBER (C.), GALLEGO (V.), VENTOSA (A.), BUSSE (H.J.), KÄMPFER (P.), RADAX (C.) and STAN-LOTTER (H.): Reclassification of Pseudomonas beijerinckii Hof 1935 as Chromohalobacter beijerinckii comb. nov., and emended description of the species. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 1953-1957.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chromohalobacter canadensis (Huval et al. 1996) Arahal et al. 2001, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 43984= CECT 5385 = CCM 4919 = CIP 105571 = DSM 6769 = LMG 19547 = NCIMB 13767 = NRCC 41227.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ295143.
Basonym: ¤ Halomonas canadensis Huval et al. 1996.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. canadensis, pertaining to Canada, the country where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: ARAHAL (D.R.), GARCÍA (M.T.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.) and VENTOSA (A.): Transfer of Halomonas canadensis and Halomonas israelensis to the genus Chromohalobacter as Chromohalobacter canadensis comb. nov. and Chromohalobacter israelensis comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1443-1448.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Arahal et al. 2001 the basonym is erroneously cited as Halomonas canadensis Huval et al. 1995 (sic).

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Chromohalobacter israelensis (Huval et al. 1996) Arahal et al. 2001, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) Ba1 = ATCC 43985= CECT 5287 = CCM 4920 = CIP 106853 = DSM 6768 = LMG 19546 = NCIMB 13766.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ295144.
Basonym: ¤ Halomonas israelensis Huval et al. 1996.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. israelensis, pertaining to Israel.
Valid publication: ARAHAL (D.R.), GARCÍA (M.T.), LUDWIG (W.), SCHLEIFER (K.H.) and VENTOSA (A.): Transfer of Halomonas canadensis and Halomonas israelensis to the genus Chromohalobacter as Chromohalobacter canadensis comb. nov. and Chromohalobacter israelensis comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1443-1448.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Arahal et al. 2001 the basonym is erroneously cited as Halomonas israelensis Huval et al. 1995 (sic).

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Chromohalobacter japonicus Sánchez-Porro et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 43 = CCM 7416 = CECT 7219.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB105159.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. japonicus, Japanese.
Valid publication: SÁNCHEZ-PORRO (C.), TOKUNAGA (H.), TOKUNAGA (M.) and VENTOSA (A.): Chromohalobacter japonicus sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a Japanese salty food. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2262-2266.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chromohalobacter marismortui (ex Elazari-Volcani 1940) Ventosa et al. 1989, nom. rev., comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CCM 3518 = ATCC 17056= DSM 6770 = JCM 21220 = LMG 3935 = NBRC 103155.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X87219.
Synonym: "Chromobacterium marismortui" Elazari-Volcani 1940.
Etymology: L. n. mare -is, the sea; L. adj. mortuus, dead; N.L. gen. n. marismortui, of the Dead Sea.
Valid publication: VENTOSA (A.), GUTIERREZ (M.C.), GARCIA (M.T.) and RUIZ-BERRAQUERO (F.): Classification of "Chromobacterium marismortui" in a new genus, Chromohalobacter gen. nov., as Chromohalobacter marismortui comb. nov., nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1989, 39, 382-386.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chromohalobacter nigrandesensis Prado et al. 2006, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LTS-4N = CECT 5315 = DSM 14323.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ277205.
Etymology: L. adj. niger -gra -grum, black; N.L. masc. adj. andesensis, pertaining to the Andes; N.L. masc. adj. nigrandesensis, relating to the black pigment and to the Andes, the mountain range of Chile.
Valid publication: PRADO (B.), LIZAMA (C.), AGUILERA (M.), RAMOS-CORMENZANA (A.), FUENTES (S.), CAMPOS (V.) and MONTEOLIVA-SÁNCHEZ (M.): Chromohalobacter nigrandesensis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic, Gram-negative bacterium isolated from Lake Tebenquiche on the Atacama Saltern, Chile. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 647-651.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the protologue, the type strain LTS-4N is erroneously cited as LST-4N.
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2725.
Erratum online

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Chromohalobacter salarius Aguilera et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CG4.1 = CECT 5903 = LMG 23626.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ427626.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. salarius, of or belonging to salt, because this micro-organism was isolated from brine samples.
Valid publication: AGUILERA (M.), CABRERA (A.), INCERTI (C.), FUENTES (S.), RUSSELL (N.J.), RAMOS-CORMENZANA (A.) and MONTEOLIVA-SÁNCHEZ (M.): Chromohalobacter salarius sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a solar saltern in Cabo de Gata, Almería, southern Spain. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1238-1242.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Salinicola halophilus de la Haba et al. 2010, nom. nov.

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Chromohalobacter salexigens Arahal et al. 2001, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC BAA-138 = CECT 5384 = CCM 4921 = CIP 106854 = DSM 3043 = NCIMB 13768.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: CP000285 (complete genome).
Etymology: L. n. sal salis, salt; L. v. exigo, to demand; N.L. part. adj. salexigens, salt-demanding.
Valid publication: ARAHAL (D.R.), GARCÍA (M.T.), VARGAS (C.), CÁNOVAS (D.), NIETO (J.J.) and VENTOSA (A.): Chromohalobacter salexigens sp. nov., a moderately halophilic species that includes Halomonas elongata DSM 3043 and ATCC 33174 Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2001, 51, 1457-1462.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Chromohalobacter sarecensis Quillaguamán et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) LV4 = ATCC BAA-761 = CCUG 47987 = DSM 15547.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY373448.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. sarecensis, relating to Sida/SAREC, the institution that supports scientific research in Bolivia.
Valid publication: QUILLAGUAMÁN (J.), DELGADO (O.), MATTIASSON (B.) and HATTI-KAUL (R.): Chromohalobacter sarecensis sp. nov., a pyschrotolerant moderate halophile isolated from the saline Andean region of Bolivia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1921-1926.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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