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Genus Thiohalospira

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: 2
Number of subspecies cited in this file: 0

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

 

Thiohalospira Sorokin et al. 2008, gen. nov. (Type genus of the family ¤ Thioalkalispiraceae Mori et al. 2011).
Type species: ¤ Thiohalospira halophila Sorokin et al. 2008.
Etymology: Gr. n. theion (Latin transliteration thium), sulfur; Gr. n. hals halos, salt of the sea; L. fem. n. spira, spiral; N.L. fem. n. Thiohalospira, halophilic sulfur spirillum.
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TOUROVA (T.P.), MUYZER (G.) and KUENEN (G.J.): Thiohalospira halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., and Thiohalospira alkaliphila sp. nov., novel obligately chemolithoautotrophic, halophilic, sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline habitats. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1685-1692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiohalospira alkaliphila Sorokin et al. 2008, sp. nov.
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) ALgr 6sp = DSM 17116 = UNIQEM U372.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: EU169227.
Etymology: N.L. n. alkali, soda ash (from Arabic al-qalyi, the ashes of saltwort); N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. alkaliphila, loving alkaline conditions.
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TOUROVA (T.P.), MUYZER (G.) and KUENEN (G.J.): Thiohalospira halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., and Thiohalospira alkaliphila sp. nov., novel obligately chemolithoautotrophic, halophilic, sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline habitats. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1685-1692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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Thiohalospira halophila Sorokin et al. 2008, sp. nov. (Type species of the genus.)
Type strain: (see also StrainInfo.net) HL 3 = DSM 15071 = UNIQEM U219.
Sequence accession no. (16S rRNA gene) for the type strain: DQ469576.
Etymology: Gr. n. hals halos, salt; N.L. adj. philus -a -um (from Gr. adj. philos -ê -on), friend, loving; N.L. fem. adj. halophila, salt-loving.
Valid publication: SOROKIN (D.Y.), TOUROVA (T.P.), MUYZER (G.) and KUENEN (G.J.): Thiohalospira halophila gen. nov., sp. nov., and Thiohalospira alkaliphila sp. nov., novel obligately chemolithoautotrophic, halophilic, sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacteria from hypersaline habitats. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 1685-1692.
Original article in IJSEM Online

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