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Genus Natronovirga

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").

 

Natronovirga Mesbah and Wiegel 2009, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Natronovirga wadinatrunensis Mesbah and Wiegel 2009.
Etymology: N.L. n. natron (arbitrarily derived from the Arabic n. natrun or natron) soda, sodium carbonate; L. fem. n. virga, rod; N.L. fem. n. Natronovirga, a soda-requiring rod.
Valid publication: MESBAH (N.M.) and WIEGEL (J.): Natronovirga wadinatrunensis gen. nov., sp. nov. and Natranaerobius trueperi sp. nov., halophilic, alkalithermophilic micro-organisms from soda lakes of the Wadi An Natrun, Egypt. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2042-2048.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Natronovirga wadinatrunensis Mesbah and Wiegel 2009, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JW/NM-WN-LH1 = ATCC BAA-1444 = DSM 18770.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU338489.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. wadinatrunensis, pertaining to the Wadi An Natrun, the source of isolation.
Valid publication: MESBAH (N.M.) and WIEGEL (J.): Natronovirga wadinatrunensis gen. nov., sp. nov. and Natranaerobius trueperi sp. nov., halophilic, alkalithermophilic micro-organisms from soda lakes of the Wadi An Natrun, Egypt. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 2042-2048.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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