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Genus Halogeometricum

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: 4
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).


 

Halogeometricum Montalvo-Rodríguez et al. 1998, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halogeometricum borinquense Montalvo-Rodríguez et al. 1998.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Hgm. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, the sea, salt; L. neut. adj. geometricum, geometrical; N.L. neut. n. Halogeometricum, salty geometrical shape.
Valid publication: MONTALVO-RODRÍGUEZ (R.), VREELAND (R.H.), OREN (A.), KESSEL (M.), BETANCOURT (C.) and LÓPEZ-GARRIGA (J.): Halogeometricum borinquense gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel halophilic archaeon from Puerto Rico. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1305-1312.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Halogeometricum Montalvo-Rodríguez et al. 1998 emend. Cui et al. 2010.
Type species: ¤ Halogeometricum borinquense Montalvo-Rodríguez et al. 1998.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, the sea, salt; L. neut. adj. geometricum, geometrical; N.L. neut. n. Halogeometricum, salty geometrical shape.
Reference: CUI (H.L.), YANG (X.), GAO (X.), LI (X.Y.), XU (X.W.), ZHOU (Y.G.), LIU (H.C.) and ZHOU (P.J.): Halogeometricum rufum sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon from a marine solar saltern, and emended description of the genus Halogeometricum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2613-2617.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halogeometricum borinquense Montalvo-Rodríguez et al. 1998, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) PR 3 = ATCC 700274= DSM 11551 = JCM 10706.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AF002984, CP001690 (complete genome).
Etymology: N.L. neut. adj. borinquense, of Borinquen, the native Indian name for Puerto Rico.
Valid publication: MONTALVO-RODRÍGUEZ (R.), VREELAND (R.H.), OREN (A.), KESSEL (M.), BETANCOURT (C.) and LÓPEZ-GARRIGA (J.): Halogeometricum borinquense gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel halophilic archaeon from Puerto Rico. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1998, 48, 1305-1312.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halogeometricum limi (Cui et al. 2010) Qiu et al. 2013, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RO1-6=CGMCC 1.8711=JCM 16054.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: EU931577.
Basonym: ¤ Halosarcina limi Cui et al. 2010
Etymology: L. gen. n. limi, of/from mud.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: QIU, X.-X., ZHAO, M.-L., HAN, D., ZHANG, W.-J., DYALL-SMITH, M. L. and CUI, H.-L. 2013. Taxonomic study of the genera Halogeometricum and Halosarcina: transfer of Halosarcina limi and Halosarcina pallida to the genus Halogeometricum as Halogeometricum limi comb. nov. and Halogeometricum pallidum comb. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 3915-3919.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halogeometricum pallidum (Savage et al. 2008) Qiu et al. 2013, comb. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BZ256=KCTC 4017=JCM 14848.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: HM185493.
Basonym: ¤ Halosarcina pallida Savage et al. 2008
Etymology: L. neut. adj. pallidum, pale.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: QIU, X.-X., ZHAO, M.-L., HAN, D., ZHANG, W.-J., DYALL-SMITH, M. L. and CUI, H.-L. 2013. Taxonomic study of the genera Halogeometricum and Halosarcina: transfer of Halosarcina limi and Halosarcina pallida to the genus Halogeometricum as Halogeometricum limi comb. nov. and Halogeometricum pallidum comb. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 63, 3915-3919.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halogeometricum rufum Cui et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RO1-4 = CGMCC 1.7736 = JCM 15770.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU887286.
Etymology: L. neut. adj. rufum, red.
Valid publication: CUI (H.L.), YANG (X.), GAO (X.), LI (X.Y.), XU (X.W.), ZHOU (Y.G.), LIU (H.C.) and ZHOU (P.J.): Halogeometricum rufum sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon from a marine solar saltern, and emended description of the genus Halogeometricum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2613-2617.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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