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Genus Halospina

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").

 

Halospina Sorokin et al. 2006, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halospina denitrificans Sorokin et al. 2006.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; L. fem. n. spina, spine; N.L. fem. n. Halospina, a salt (loving) spine (long thin rod).
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TOUROVA (T.P.), GALINSKI (E.A.), BELLOCH (C.) and TINDALL (B.J.): Extremely halophilic denitrifying bacteria from hypersaline inland lakes, Halovibrio denitrificans sp. nov. and Halospina denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., and evidence that the genus name Halovibrio Fendrich 1989 with the type species Halovibrio variabilis should be associated with DSM 3050. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 379-388.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: The Latin noun spina is in the feminine gender and the genus name Halospina must be in the feminine gender, not in the masculine gender as cited in the paper by Sorokin et al. 2006 [see, Rule 65(2)].
Reference: Erratum. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 923.

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Halospina denitrificans Sorokin et al. 2006, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HGD 1-3 = DSM 15505 = UNIQEM U233.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ072719.
Etymology: N.L. v. denitrifico, to denitrify; N.L. part. adj. denitrificans, denitrifying.
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TOUROVA (T.P.), GALINSKI (E.A.), BELLOCH (C.) and TINDALL (B.J.): Extremely halophilic denitrifying bacteria from hypersaline inland lakes, Halovibrio denitrificans sp. nov. and Halospina denitrificans gen. nov., sp. nov., and evidence that the genus name Halovibrio Fendrich 1989 with the type species Halovibrio variabilis should be associated with DSM 3050. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2006, 56, 379-388.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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