Family Halanaerobiaceae

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).

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).


Halanaerobiaceae corrig. Oren et al. 1984, fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Halanaerobium corrig. Zeikus et al. 1984.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Halanaerobium, type genus of the family; suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Halanaerobiaceae, the Halanaerobium family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 16. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1984, 34, 503-504.
Effective publication: OREN (A.), PASTER (B.J.) and WOESE (C.R.): Haloanaerobiaceae: a new family of moderately halophilic, obligately anaerobic bacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 1984, 5, 71-80.
Validation List no. 16 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online

Note: The original spelling, Haloanaerobiaceae (sic), has been corrected by Oren 2000.
Reference: OREN (A.): Change of the names Haloanaerobiales, Haloanaerobiaceae and Haloanaerobium to Halanerobiales, Halanaerobiaceae and Halanaerobium, respectively, and further nomenclatural changes within the order Halanaerobiales. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 2000, 50, 2229-2230.
Original article in IJSEM Online