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Genus Salinisphaera

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: 6
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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


For a detailed description of this taxon see Bergey’s Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB).


 

Salinisphaera Antunes et al. 2003, gen. nov.
Type species: ¤ Salinisphaera shabanensis Antunes et al. 2003.
Etymology: L. adj. salinus, salted, salt; L. fem. n. sphaera, a ball, globe, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Salinisphaera, salted sphere, coccoid microorganism capable of growth at high salt.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 93. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1219-1220.
Effective publication: ANTUNES (A.), EDER (W.), FARELEIRA (P.), SANTOS (H.) and HUBER (R.): Salinisphaera shabanensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel, moderately halophilic bacterium from the brine-seawater interface of the Shaban Deep, Red Sea. Extremophiles, 2003, 7, 29-34.
Validation List no. 93 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Salinisphaera Antunes et al. 2003 emend. Crespo-Medina et al. 2009.
Type species: ¤ Salinisphaera shabanensis Antunes et al. 2003.
Etymology: L. adj. salinus, salted, salt; L. fem. n. sphaera, a ball, globe, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Salinisphaera, salted sphere, coccoid microorganism capable of growth at high salt.
Reference: CRESPO-MEDINA (M.), CHATZIEFTHIMIOU (A.), CRUZ-MATOS (R.), PÉREZ-RODRÍGUEZ (I.), BARKAY (T.), LUTZ (R.A.), STAROVOYTOV (V.) and VETRIANI (C.): Salinisphaera hydrothermalis sp. nov., a mesophilic, halotolerant, facultatively autotrophic, thiosulfate-oxidizing gammaproteobacterium from deep-sea hydrothermal vents, and emended description of the genus Salinisphaera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1497-1503.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Salinisphaera Antunes et al. 2003 emend. Shimane et al. 2013.
Type species: ¤ Salinisphaera shabanensis Antunes et al. 2003.
Etymology: L. adj. salinus, salted, salt; L. fem. n. sphaera, a ball, globe, sphere; N.L. fem. n. Salinisphaera, salted sphere, coccoid microorganism capable of growth at high salt.
Reference: SHIMANE (Y.), TSURUWAKA (Y.), MIYAZAKI (M.), MORI (K.), MINEGISHI (H.), ECHIGO (A.), OHTA (Y.), MARUYAMA (T.), GRANT (W.D.) and HATADA (Y.): Salinisphaera japonica sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from the surface of a deep-sea fish, Malacocottus gibber, and emended description of the genus Salinisphaera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2180-2185.
Original article in IJSEM Online

Note: In the paper by Shimane et al. 2013, "Emended description of the genus Salinisphaera Antunes et al. 2003" is erroneously cited as "Emended description of the genus Salinisphaera Crespo-Medina et al. 2009".

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Salinisphaera dokdonensis Bae et al. 2010, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) CL-ES53 = DSM 19549 = KCCM 90064.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EF988634.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. dokdonensis, of Dokdo, a Korean island, from where the type strain was isolated.
Valid publication: BAE (G.D.), HWANG (C.Y.), KIM (H.M.) and CHO (B.C.): Salinisphaera dokdonensis sp. nov., isolated from surface seawater. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2010, 60, 680-685.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Salinisphaera halophila Zhang et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YIM 95161 = CCTCC AB 2011132 = JCM 17431.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: JN020587.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. fem. adj. phila (from Gr. fem. adj. philê), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. halophila, salt-loving, referring to the ability of the type strain to grow at high NaCl concentrations.
Valid publication: ZHANG (Y.J.), TANG (S.K.), SHI (R.), KLENK (H.P.), CHEN (C.), YANG (L.L.), ZHOU (Y.) and LI (W.J.): Salinisphaera halophila sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from brine of a salt well. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 2174-2179.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Salinisphaera hydrothermalis Crespo-Medina et al. 2009, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) EPR70 = DSM 21483 = JCM 15514.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU740416.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. hydrothermalis, hydrothermal, pertaining to a hydrothermal vent.
Valid publication: CRESPO-MEDINA (M.), CHATZIEFTHIMIOU (A.), CRUZ-MATOS (R.), PÉREZ-RODRÍGUEZ (I.), BARKAY (T.), LUTZ (R.A.), STAROVOYTOV (V.) and VETRIANI (C.): Salinisphaera hydrothermalis sp. nov., a mesophilic, halotolerant, facultatively autotrophic, thiosulfate-oxidizing gammaproteobacterium from deep-sea hydrothermal vents, and emended description of the genus Salinisphaera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2009, 59, 1497-1503.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Salinisphaera japonica Shimane et al. 2013, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) YTM-1 = CECT 8012 = JCM 18087.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AB735546.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. japonica, Japanese, pertaining to Japan, referring to the place of isolation of the type strain.
Valid publication: SHIMANE (Y.), TSURUWAKA (Y.), MIYAZAKI (M.), MORI (K.), MINEGISHI (H.), ECHIGO (A.), OHTA (Y.), MARUYAMA (T.), GRANT (W.D.) and HATADA (Y.): Salinisphaera japonica sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from the surface of a deep-sea fish, Malacocottus gibber, and emended description of the genus Salinisphaera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2013, 63, 2180-2185.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Salinisphaera orenii Park et al. 2012, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) MK-B5 = MKB5 = JCM 17073 = KCTC 23198.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: HM137558.
Etymology: N.L. masc. gen. n. orenii, of Oren, named after Aharon Oren, in recognition of his study of halophilic micro-organisms.
Valid publication: PARK (S.J.), CHA (I.T.), KIM (S.J.), SHIN (K.S.), HONG (Y.), ROH (D.H.) and RHEE (S.K.): Salinisphaera orenii sp. nov., isolated from a solar saltern. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2012, 62, 1877-1883.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Salinisphaera shabanensis Antunes et al. 2003, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) E1L3A = DSM 14853 = JCM 11575.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: AJ421425.
Etymology: N.L. fem. adj. shabanensis, pertaining to Shaban, referring to Shaban Deep, the place of isolation.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 93. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2003, 53, 1219-1220.
Effective publication: ANTUNES (A.), EDER (W.), FARELEIRA (P.), SANTOS (H.) and HUBER (R.): Salinisphaera shabanensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel, moderately halophilic bacterium from the brine-seawater interface of the Shaban Deep, Red Sea. Extremophiles, 2003, 7, 29-34.
Validation List no. 93 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

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