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Genus Halofilum

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, 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").


Halofilum Xia et al. 2017, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halofilum ochraceum Xia et al. 2017.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals, halos, salt; L. neut. n. filum, a thread; N.L. neut. n. Halofilum, a salt-loving bacterium with a linear cell.
Valid publication: XIA, J., ZHAO, J. X., SANG, J., CHEN, G. J. and DU, Z. J. 2017. Halofilum ochraceum gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium isolated from a marine solar saltern. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 932-938.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halofilum ochraceum Xia et al. 2017, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) XJ16=KCTC 42259=MCCC 1H00120=CICC 23817.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: KP052777.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: LVEG02000000.
Etymology: L. n. ochra, ochre, yellow ochre; N.L. neut. adj. ochraceum, the colour of ochre.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: XIA, J., ZHAO, J. X., SANG, J., CHEN, G. J. and DU, Z. J. 2017. Halofilum ochraceum gen. nov., sp. nov., a gammaproteobacterium isolated from a marine solar saltern. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 932-938.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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