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Genus Rhodohalobacter

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: 2
Number of subspecies, including synonyms, cited in this file: 0

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


Rhodohalobacter Xia et al. 2017, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Rhodohalobacter halophilus Xia et al. 2017.
Etymology: Gr. n. rhodon, the rose; Gr. n. hals, halos, salt; N.L. n. bacter, rod; N.L. masc. n. Rhodohalobacter, a red halophilic rod.
Valid publication: XIA, J., XIE, Z. H., DUNLAP, C. A., ROONEY, A. P. and DU, Z. J. 2017. Rhodohalobacter halophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic member of the family Balneolaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 1281-1287.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Rhodohalobacter Xia et al. 2017 emend. Han et al. 2018.
Reference: HAN, S. B., YU, Y. H., JU, Z., LI, Y., ZHANG, R., HOU, X. J., MA, X. Y., YU, X. Y., SUN, C. and WU, M. 2018. Rhodohalobacter barkolensis sp. nov., isolated from a saline lake and emended description of the genus Rhodohalobacter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 1949-1954.
Original article.

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Rhodohalobacter barkolensis Han et al. 2018, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) 15182=KCTC 62172=MCCC 1K03442.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: MF618255.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: PISP00000000.
Etymology: N.L. masc. adj. barkolensis, referring to the Barkol lake in China, from which the type strain was isolated.
Source: Environmental - saline.
Valid publication: HAN, S. B., YU, Y. H., JU, Z., LI, Y., ZHANG, R., HOU, X. J., MA, X. Y., YU, X. Y., SUN, C. and WU, M. 2018. Rhodohalobacter barkolensis sp. nov., isolated from a saline lake and emended description of the genus Rhodohalobacter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 68, 1949-1954.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Rhodohalobacter halophilus Xia et al. 2017, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) JZ3C29=MCCC 1H00131=KCTC 52046=JCM 31413.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: KU862657.
Whole-genome sequence accession no.: MDVE00000000.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals, halos, salt; Gr. adj. philos, loving; N.L. masc. adj. halophilus, salt-loving.
Source: Environmental.
Valid publication: XIA, J., XIE, Z. H., DUNLAP, C. A., ROONEY, A. P. and DU, Z. J. 2017. Rhodohalobacter halophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a moderately halophilic member of the family Balneolaceae. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 1281-1287.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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