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Genus Halobaculum

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").


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


 

Halobaculum Oren et al. 1995, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halobaculum gomorrense Oren et al. 1995.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Hbl. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, sea, salt; L. neut. n. baculum, stick; N.L. neut. n. Halobaculum, salt stick.
Valid publication: OREN (A.), GUREVICH (P.), GEMMELL (R.T.) and TESKE (A.): Halobaculum gomorrense gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel extremely halophilic archaeon from the Dead Sea. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 747-754.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halobaculum gomorrense Oren et al. 1995, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ATCC 700876= DS2807 = DSM 9297 = JCM 9908.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB477982 (rrnA), AB477983 (rrnB).
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. gomorrense, pertaining to Gomorra, a biblical city near the Dead Sea.
Valid publication: OREN (A.), GUREVICH (P.), GEMMELL (R.T.) and TESKE (A.): Halobaculum gomorrense gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel extremely halophilic archaeon from the Dead Sea. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1995, 45, 747-754.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halobaculum magnesiiphilum Shimoshige et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MGY-184 = JCM 17821 = KCTC 4100.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB627357 (rrnA), AB638780 (rrnB).
Etymology: N.L. n. magnesium, magnesium; N.L. neut. adj. philum (from Gr. neut. adj. philon), friend, loving; N.L. neut. adj. magnesiiphilum, magnesium-loving.
Valid publication: SHIMOSHIGE (H.), YAMADA (T.), MINEGISHI (H.), ECHIGO (A.), SHIMANE (Y.), KAMEKURA (M.), ITOH (T.) and USAMI (R.): Halobaculum magnesiiphilum sp. nov., a magnesium-dependent haloarchaeon isolated from commercial salt. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 861-866.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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