Name: Salinifilum Moshtaghi Nikou et al. 2017

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Sa.li.ni.fi’lum L. pl. n. salinae, salt source; L. neut. n. filum, thread; N.L. neut. n. Salinifilum, a thread from a salt source

Type species: Salinifilum proteinilyticum Moshtaghi Nikou et al. 2017

Valid publication: Moshtaghi Nikou M, Ramezani M, Harirchi S, Makzoom S, Amoozegar MA, Shahzadeh Fazeli SA, Schumann P, Ventosa A. Salinifilum gen. nov., with description of Salinifilum proteinilyticum sp. nov., an extremely halophilic actinomycete isolated from Meighan wetland, Iran, and reclassification of Saccharopolyspora aidingensis as Salinifilum aidingensis comb. nov. and Saccharopolyspora ghardaiensis as Salinifilum ghardaiensis comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4221-4227.

IJSEM list: Oren A, Garrity GM. Notification list. Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 67, part 10 of the IJSEM. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2018; 68:3-6.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 3
Total number of child taxa: 3

Parent taxon: Pseudonocardiaceae Embley et al. 1989

Assigned by: Moshtaghi Nikou M, Ramezani M, Harirchi S, Makzoom S, Amoozegar MA, Shahzadeh Fazeli SA, Schumann P, Ventosa A. Salinifilum gen. nov., with description of Salinifilum proteinilyticum sp. nov., an extremely halophilic actinomycete isolated from Meighan wetland, Iran, and reclassification of Saccharopolyspora aidingensis as Salinifilum aidingensis comb. nov. and Saccharopolyspora ghardaiensis as Salinifilum ghardaiensis comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:4221-4227.

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