Genus Haloplasma

Name: Haloplasma Antunes et al. 2008

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. masc. n. hals, halos, salt; Gr. neut. n. plasma, something formed or molded, a form; N.L. neut. n. Haloplasma, a salt-loving form

Type species: Haloplasma contractile Antunes et al. 2008

Effective publication: Antunes A, Rainey FA, Wanner G, Taborda M, Patzold J, Nobre MF, da Costa MS, Huber R. A new lineage of halophilic, wall-less, contractile bacteria from a brine-filled deep of the Red Sea. J Bacteriol 2008; 190:3580-3587.

IJSEM list: Euzeby JP. Validation list no. 124. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2008; 58:2471-2472.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Haloplasmataceae Rainey et al. 2008

Assigned by: Antunes A, Rainey FA, Wanner G, Taborda M, Patzold J, Nobre MF, da Costa MS, Huber R. A new lineage of halophilic, wall-less, contractile bacteria from a brine-filled deep of the Red Sea. J Bacteriol 2008; 190:3580-3587.

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