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Genus Halonotius

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: 1
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).


 

Halonotius Burns et al. 2010, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halonotius pteroides Burns et al. 2010.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Hns. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals halos, salt; L. masc. adj. notius, southern; N.L. masc. n. Halonotius, a salty southern one.
Valid publication: BURNS (D.G.), JANSSEN (P.H.), ITOH (T.), KAMEKURA (M.), ECHIGO (A.) and DYALL-SMITH (M.L.): Halonotius pteroides gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon recovered from a saltern crystallizer. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1196-1199.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halonotius pteroides Burns et al. 2010, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 1.15.5 = CECT 7525 = DSM 18729 = JCM 14355.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY498641.
Etymology: Gr. n. pteron, wing; L. suff. -oides (from Gr. suff. -eides, from Gr. n. eidos, that which is seen, form, shape, figure), ressembling, similar; N.L. masc. adj. pteroides, wing-like, named after the shape of many of the cells, which are flattened rods with rounded ends that appear similar to the wings of small insects.
Valid publication: BURNS (D.G.), JANSSEN (P.H.), ITOH (T.), KAMEKURA (M.), ECHIGO (A.) and DYALL-SMITH (M.L.): Halonotius pteroides gen. nov., sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon recovered from a saltern crystallizer. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 1196-1199.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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