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Genus Halosarcina

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).


 

Halosarcina Savage et al. 2008, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halosarcina pallida Savage et al. 2008.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. fem. n. sarcina, a package; N.L. fem. n. Halosarcina, a salt (-loving) package.
Valid publication: SAVAGE (K.N.), KRUMHOLZ (L.R.), OREN (A.) and ELSHAHED (M.S.): Halosarcina pallida gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon from a low-salt, sulfide-rich spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 856-860.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Halosarcina Savage et al. 2008 emend. Cui et al. 2010.
Type species: ¤ Halosarcina pallida Savage et al. 2008.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. fem. n. sarcina, a package; N.L. fem. n. Halosarcina, a salt (-loving) package.
Reference: CUI (H.L.), GAO (X.), LI (X.Y.), XU (X.W.), ZHOU (Y.G.), LIU (H.C.) AND ZHOU (P.J.): Halosarcina limi sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon from a marine solar saltern, and emended description of the genus Halosarcina. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2462-2466.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halosarcina limi Cui et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) RO1-6 = CGMCC 1.8711 = JCM 16054.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU931577.
Etymology: L. gen. n. limi, of/from mud.
Valid publication: CUI (H.L.), GAO (X.), LI (X.Y.), XU (X.W.), ZHOU (Y.G.), LIU (H.C.)  and ZHOU (P.J.): Halosarcina limi sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon from a marine solar saltern, and emended description of the genus Halosarcina. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 2462-2466.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Halogeometricum limi Qiu et al. 2013, comb. nov.

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Halosarcina pallida Savage et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) BZ256 = JCM 14848 = KCTC 4017.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF055454.
Etymology: L. fem. adj. pallida, pale.
Valid publication: SAVAGE (K.N.), KRUMHOLZ (L.R.), OREN (A.) and ELSHAHED (M.S.): Halosarcina pallida gen. nov., sp. nov., a halophilic archaeon from a low-salt, sulfide-rich spring. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 856-860.
Original article in IJSEM Online

¤ Halogeometricum pallidum Qiu et al. 2013, comb. nov.

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