Genus Haloquadratum

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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").

 

Haloquadratum Burns et al. 2007, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Haloquadratum walsbyi Burns et al. 2007.
Recommended three-letter abbreviation: Hqr. (see the file ¤ "Three-letter code for abbreviations of generic names").
Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals halos, salt; L. neut. n. quadratum, square; N.L. neut. n. Haloquadratum, salt square.
Reference: BURNS (D.G.), JANSSEN (P.H.), ITOH (T.), KAMEKURA (M.), LI (Z.), JENSEN (G.), RODRÍGUEZ-VALERA (F.), BOLHUIS (H.) and DYALL-SMITH (M.L.): Haloquadratum walsbyi gen. nov., sp. nov., the square haloarchaeon of Walsby, isolated from saltern crystallizers in Australia and Spain. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 387-392.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the etymology provided in the paper by Burns et al. 2007, the genitive halos is erroneously cited as haloes.

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Haloquadratum walsbyi Burns et al. 2007, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) strain C23 = DSM 16854 = JCM 12705.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AY676200.
Etymology: N.L. gen. masc. n. walsbyi, of Walsby, named after A. E. Walsby, who first published observations on this organism.
Reference: BURNS (D.G.), JANSSEN (P.H.), ITOH (T.), KAMEKURA (M.), LI (Z.), JENSEN (G.), RODRÍGUEZ-VALERA (F.), BOLHUIS (H.) and DYALL-SMITH (M.L.): Haloquadratum walsbyi gen. nov., sp. nov., the square haloarchaeon of Walsby, isolated from saltern crystallizers in Australia and Spain. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2007, 57, 387-392.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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