Name: Halanaerobium corrig. Zeikus et al. 1984

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals, halos, salt; Gr. pref. an-, not; Gr. masc. n. aer, air; Gr. masc. n. bios, life; N.L. neut. n. Halanaerobium, salt organism which grows in the absence of air

Type species: Halanaerobium praevalens corrig. Zeikus et al. 1984

Effective publication: Zeikus G, Hegge PW, Thompson TE, Phelps TJ, Langworthy TA. Isolation and description of Haloanaerobium praevalens gen. nov. and sp. nov., an obligately anaerobic halophile common to Great Salt Lake sediments. Curr. Microbiol. 1983; 9:225-234.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 16. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984; 34:503-504.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 10
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 10
Total number of child taxa: 13

Parent taxon: Halanaerobiaceae Oren et al. 1984

Assigned by: Oren A, Paster BJ, Woese CR. Haloanaerobiaceae: a new family of moderately halophilic, obligately anaerobic bacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 1984; 5:71-80.

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