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Genus Halobacillus

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: 21
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).


 

Halobacillus Spring et al. 1996, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halobacillus halophilus (Claus et al. 1984) Spring et al. 1996.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. masc. n. bacillus, rod; N.L. masc. n. Halobacillus, a salt(-loving) rod.
Valid publication: SPRING (S.), LUDWIG (W.), MARQUEZ (M.C.), VENTOSA (A.) and SCHLEIFER (K.H.): Halobacillus gen. nov., with descriptions of Halobacillus litoralis sp. nov., and Halobacillus trueperi sp. nov., and transfer of Sporosarcina halophila to Halobacillus halophilus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 492-496.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Halobacillus Spring et al. 1996 emend. Yoon et al. 2007.
Type species: ¤ Halobacillus halophilus (Claus et al. 1984) Spring et al. 1996.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. masc. n. bacillus, rod; N.L. masc. n. Halobacillus, a salt(-loving) rod.
Reference: YOON (J.H.), KANG (S.J.), JUNG (Y.T.) and OH (T.K.): Halobacillus campisalis sp. nov., containing meso-diaminopimelic acid in the cell-wall peptidoglycan, and emended description of the genus Halobacillus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2021-2025.
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Halobacillus aidingensis Liu et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) AD-6 = CGMCC 1.3703 = JCM 12771.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY351389.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. aidingensis, pertaining to Aiding salt lake, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: LIU (W.Y.), ZENG (J.), WANG (L.), DOU (Y.T.) and YANG (S.S.): Halobacillus dabanensis sp. nov. and Halobacillus aidingensis sp. nov., isolated from salt lakes in Xinjiang, China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1991-1996.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halobacillus alkaliphilus Romano et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) FP5 = ATCC BAA-1361 = DSM 18525.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AM295006.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali, alkali; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. alkaliphilus, loving alkaline conditions.
Valid publication: ROMANO (I.), FINORE (I.), NICOLAUS (G.), HUERTAS (F.J.), LAMA (L.), NICOLAUS (B.) and POLI (A.): Halobacillus alkaliphilus sp. nov., a halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake in Fuente de Piedra, southern Spain. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 886-890.
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Halobacillus andaensis Wang et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NEAU-ST10-40=CGMCC 1.12153=DSM 25866.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: JQ762290.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. andaensis, pertaining to Anda City, Heilongjiang Province, China, where the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: WANG, K., ZHANG, L., YANG, Y., PAN, Y., MENG, L., LIU, H., HONG, S., HUANG, H. and JIANG, J. 2015. Halobacillus andaensis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from saline and alkaline soil. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 1908-1914.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halobacillus campisalis Yoon et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ASL-17 = CCUG 54360 = KCTC 13144.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF486356.
Etymology: L. n. campus, field; L. gen. n. salis, of salt; N.L. gen. n. campisalis, of a field of salt.
Valid publication: YOON (J.H.), KANG (S.J.), JUNG (Y.T.) and OH (T.K.): Halobacillus campisalis sp. nov., containing meso-diaminopimelic acid in the cell-wall peptidoglycan, and emended description of the genus Halobacillus. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2021-2025.
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Halobacillus dabanensis Liu et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) D-8 = CGMCC 1.3704 = JCM 12772.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY351395.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. dabanensis, pertaining to Daban salt lake, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: LIU (W.Y.), ZENG (J.), WANG (L.), DOU (Y.T.) and YANG (S.S.): Halobacillus dabanensis sp. nov. and Halobacillus aidingensis sp. nov., isolated from salt lakes in Xinjiang, China. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 1991-1996.
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Halobacillus faecis An et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IGA7-4 = IAM 15427 = JCM 23212 = KCTC 13121 = NBRC 103569 = MBIC08268.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB243865.
Etymology: L. gen. n. faecis, of dredge, sediment, from which the organism was isolated.
Valid publication: AN (S.Y.), KANOH (K.), KASAI (H.), GOTO (K.) and YOKOTA (A.): Halobacillus faecis sp. nov., a spore-forming bacterium isolated from a mangrove area on Ishigaki Island, Japan. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 2476-2479.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halobacillus halophilus (Claus et al. 1984) Spring et al. 1996, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 3 = ATCC 35676= DSM 2266 = JCM 20832 = LMG 17431 = NBRC 102448.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB681790.
Basonym: ¤ Sporosarcina halophila Claus et al. 1984.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. halophilus salt-loving.
Valid publication: SPRING (S.), LUDWIG (W.), MARQUEZ (M.C.), VENTOSA (A.) and SCHLEIFER (K.H.): Halobacillus gen. nov., with descriptions of Halobacillus litoralis sp. nov., and Halobacillus trueperi sp. nov., and transfer of Sporosarcina halophila to Halobacillus halophilus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 492-496.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halobacillus karajensis Amoozegar et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MA-2 = DSM 14948 = LMG 21515.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ486874.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. karajensis, from the region of Karaj, Iran, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: AMOOZEGAR (M.A.), MALEKZADEH (F.), MALIK (K.A.), SCHUMANN (P.) and SPRÖER (C.): Halobacillus karajensis sp. nov., a novel moderate halophile. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1059-1063.
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Halobacillus kuroshimensis Hua et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IS-Hb7 = DSM 18393 = JCM 14155.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB195680.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. kuroshimensis, from Kuroshima, Japan, where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: HUA (N.P.), KANEKIYO (A.), FUJIKURA (K.), YASUDA (H.) and NAGANUMA (T.): Halobacillus profundi sp. nov. and Halobacillus kuroshimensis sp. nov., moderately halophilic bacteria isolated from a deep-sea methane cold seep. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1243-1249.
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Halobacillus litoralis Spring et al. 1996, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SL-4 = ATCC 700076= CIP 104798 = DSM 10405 = LMG 17438.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: X94558.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. litoralis, pertaining to the shore.
Valid publication: SPRING (S.), LUDWIG (W.), MARQUEZ (M.C.), VENTOSA (A.) and SCHLEIFER (K.H.): Halobacillus gen. nov., with descriptions of Halobacillus litoralis sp. nov., and Halobacillus trueperi sp. nov., and transfer of Sporosarcina halophila to Halobacillus halophilus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 492-496.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halobacillus locisalis Yoon et al. 2004, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MSS-155 = DSM 16468 = KCCM 41687 = KCTC 3788.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY190534.
Etymology: L. n. locus, a place, locality, country region; L. gen. n. salis, of salt; N.L. gen. n. locisalis, of a place of salt.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 99. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1425-1426.
Effective publication: YOON (J.H.), KANG (K.H.), OH (T.K.) and PARK (Y.H.): Halobacillus locisalis sp. nov., a halophilic bacterium isolated from a marine solar saltern of the Yellow Sea in Korea. Extremophiles, 2004, 8, 23-28.
Validation List no. 99 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The culture collection accession number DSM 16468 has been provided on request for validation.
Reference: LISTS EDITOR, IJSEM: Validation List no. 99 (footnote #). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2004, 54, 1425-1426.
Validation List no. 99 in IJSEM Online

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Halobacillus mangrovi Soto-Ramírez et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MS10 = CCM 7397 = CECT 7206.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ888316.
Etymology: N.L. n. mangrovum, mangrove; N.L. gen. n. mangrovi, of a mangrove.
Valid publication: SOTO-RAMÍREZ (N.), SÁNCHEZ-PORRO (C.), ROSAS-PADILLA (S.), ALMODÓVAR (K.), JIMÉNEZ (G.), MACHADO-RODRÍGUEZ (M.), ZAPATA (M.), VENTOSA (A.) and MONTALVO-RODRÍGUEZ (R.): Halobacillus mangrovi sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from the black mangrove Avicennia germinans. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 125-130.
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Halobacillus naozhouensis Chen et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JSM 071068 = DSM 21183 = KCTC 13234.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU925615.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. naozhouensis, of or belonging to Naozhou Island from which the sample was collected.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 148. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2549-2554.
Effective publication: CHEN (Y.G.), LIU (Z.X.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), ZHANG (Y.X.), TANG (S.K.), BORRATHYBAY (E.), LI (W.J.) and CUI (X.L.): Halobacillus naozhouensis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a sea anemone. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, 2009, 96, 99-107.
Validation List no. 148 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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Halobacillus profundi Hua et al. 2007, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) IS-Hb4 = DSM 18394 = JCM 14154.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB189298.
Etymology: L. gen. n. profundi, of the depths of the sea, of the deep-sea.
Valid publication: HUA (N.P.), KANEKIYO (A.), FUJIKURA (K.), YASUDA (H.) and NAGANUMA (T.): Halobacillus profundi sp. nov. and Halobacillus kuroshimensis sp. nov., moderately halophilic bacteria isolated from a deep-sea methane cold seep. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 1243-1249.
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Halobacillus salicampi Kim et al. 2016, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) TGS-15=KACC 18264=NBRC 110640.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB971839.
Etymology: -.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: VALIDATION LIST no. 171. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66 (2016), 3761-3764.
Validation List Online
Effective publication: Kim, S.-J., Lee, J.-C., Han, S.-I. and Whang, K.-S. 2016. Halobacillus salicampi sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a solar saltern sediment. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 109, 713-720.
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Halobacillus salinus Yoon et al. 2003, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HSL-3 = JCM 11546 = KCCM 41590.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF500003.
Etymology: L. masc. adj. salinus, salted, salty.
Valid publication: YOON (J.H.), KANG (K.H.) and PARK (Y.H.): Halobacillus salinus sp. nov., isolated from a salt lake on the coast of the East Sea in Korea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 687-693.
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Halobacillus salsuginis Chen et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JSM 078133 = DSM 21185 = KCTC 13236.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: FJ456889.
Etymology: L. n. salsugo -inis, salt-water, brine; L. gen. n. salsuginis, of/from brine.
Valid publication: CHEN (Y.G.), ZHANG (Y.Q.), LIU (Z.X.), ZHUANG (D.C.), KLENK (H.P.), TANG (S.K.), CUI (X.L.) and LI (W.J.): Halobacillus salsuginis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium from a subterranean brine. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2505-2509.
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Halobacillus sediminis Kim et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) NGS-2=KACC 18263=NBRC 110639.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: AB971838.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: -.
Etymology: L. gen. n. sediminis, of sediment.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: KIM, S. J., LEE, J. C., HAN, S. I. and WHANG, K. S. 2015. Halobacillus sediminis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a solar saltern sediment. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 4434-4440.
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Halobacillus seohaensis Yoon et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ISL-50 = CCUG 54358 = KCTC 13145.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF612763.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. seohaensis, of Seohae, the Korean name for the Yellow Sea in Korea, from which the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: YOON (J.H.), KANG (S.J.) and OH (T.K.): Halobacillus seohaensis sp. nov., isolated from a marine solar saltern in Korea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 622-627.
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Halobacillus trueperi Spring et al. 1996, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) SL-5 = ATCC 700077= CIP 104797 = DSM 10404 = LMG 17437.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ310149.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. trueperi, of Trueper, in honor of Hans G. Trüper, a German microbiologist.
Valid publication: SPRING (S.), LUDWIG (W.), MARQUEZ (M.C.), VENTOSA (A.) and SCHLEIFER (K.H.): Halobacillus gen. nov., with descriptions of Halobacillus litoralis sp. nov., and Halobacillus trueperi sp. nov., and transfer of Sporosarcina halophila to Halobacillus halophilus comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1996, 46, 492-496.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halobacillus yeomjeoni Yoon et al. 2005, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MSS-402 = DSM 17110 = JCM 12929 = KCTC 3957.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY881246.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. yeomjeoni, of yeomjeon, the Korean name for a marine solar saltern.
Valid publication: YOON (J.H.), KANG (S.J.), LEE (C.H.), OH (H.W.) and OH (T.K.): Halobacillus yeomjeoni sp. nov., isolated from a marine solar saltern in Korea. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2005, 55, 2413-2417.
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