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Genus Maledivibacter

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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").

 

Maledivibacter Li et al. 2016, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Maledivibacter halophilus Li et al. 2016.
Etymology: N.L. masc. n. bacter, a rod: N.L. masc. n. Maledivibacter, a rod from the Maldive Islands.
Valid publication: LI, G., ZENG, X., LIU, X., ZHANG, X. and SHAO, Z. 2016. Wukongibacter baidiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium isolated from hydrothermal sulfides, and proposal for the reclassification of the closely related Clostridium halophilum and Clostridium caminithermale within Maledivibacter gen. nov. and Paramaledivibacter gen. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4355-4361.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Maledivibacter halophilus Li et al. 2016, comb. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) M1=DSM 5387=ATCC 49637.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA) for the type strain: X77837.
Whole-genome sequence accession no. for the type strain: .
Basonym: ¤ Clostridium halophilum Fendrich et al. 1990.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals, halos salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos, -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. masc. adj. halophilus, salt-loving.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: LI, G., ZENG, X., LIU, X., ZHANG, X. and SHAO, Z. 2016. Wukongibacter baidiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobic bacterium isolated from hydrothermal sulfides, and proposal for the reclassification of the closely related Clostridium halophilum and Clostridium caminithermale within Maledivibacter gen. nov. and Paramaledivibacter gen. nov., respectively. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 66, 4355-4361.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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