Family Haloferacaceae

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Haloferacaceae Gupta et al. 2015, fam. nov.
Nomenclatural type: ¤ Haloferax Torreblanca et al. 1986.
Etymology: N.L. fem. pl. n. Haloferax, type genus of the family; L. suff. -ceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Haloferacaceae, the family the nomenclatural type of which is the genus Haloferax.
Valid publication: GUPTA, R. S., NAUSHAD, S. and BAKER, S. 2015. Phylogenomic analyses and molecular signatures for the class Halobacteria and its two major clades: a proposal for division of the class Halobacteria into an emended order Halobacteriales and two new orders, Haloferacales ord. nov. and Natrialbales ord. nov., containing the novel families Haloferacaceae fam. nov. and Natrialbaceae fam. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 65, 1050-1069.
Original article in IJSEM Online