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Genus Halotia

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, including synonyms, cited in this file: 3
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

Classification (Warning: see also the file "Classification of prokaryotes: Introduction").

 

Halotia Genuário et al. 2015, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Halotia branconii Genuário et al. 2015.
Etymology: Gr. hals, halos, salt. N.L. fem. n. Halotia, referring to the salinity of the sampling sites, Brazilian mangroves and maritime Antarctica.
Valid publication: GENUÁRIO, D. B., VAZ, M. G. M. V., HENTSCHKE, G. S., SANT’ANNA, C. L. and FIORE, M. F. 2015. Halotia gen. nov., a phylogenetically and physiologically coherent cyanobacterial genus isolated from marine coastal environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 663-675
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halotia branconii Genuário et al. 2015, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CENA392.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: KJ843312.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. branconii, of Branco; named for L. H. Z. Branco, a Brazilian taxonomist of cyanobacteria.
Source: Environmental - marine.
Valid publication: GENUÁRIO, D. B., VAZ, M. G. M. V., HENTSCHKE, G. S., SANT’ANNA, C. L. and FIORE, M. F. 2015. Halotia gen. nov., a phylogenetically and physiologically coherent cyanobacterial genus isolated from marine coastal environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 663-675
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halotia longispora Genuário et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CENA420.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: KJ843313.
Etymology: L. adj. longus long; Gr. n. spora a seed and, in biology, a spore; N.L. n. longispora the long spore, referring to the elongated shape of the akinetes.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: GENUÁRIO, D. B., VAZ, M. G. M. V., HENTSCHKE, G. S., SANT’ANNA, C. L. and FIORE, M. F. 2015. Halotia gen. nov., a phylogenetically and physiologically coherent cyanobacterial genus isolated from marine coastal environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 663-675
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Halotia wernerae Genuário et al. 2015, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CENA158.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: KC695852.
Etymology: N.L. gen. n. wernerae, of Werner; named for V. R. Werner, a Brazilian taxonomist of cyanobacteria.
Source: Environmental - soil.
Valid publication: GENUÁRIO, D. B., VAZ, M. G. M. V., HENTSCHKE, G. S., SANT’ANNA, C. L. and FIORE, M. F. 2015. Halotia gen. nov., a phylogenetically and physiologically coherent cyanobacterial genus isolated from marine coastal environments. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 663-675
Original article in IJSEM Online

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