Family Haloplasmataceae

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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).


Haloplasmataceae Rainey et al. 2008 (complete authorship reads Rainey, da Costa, Antunes and Huber), fam. nov.
Type genus: ¤ Haloplasma Antunes et al. 2008.
Etymology: N.L. neut. n. Haloplasma -atos, type genus of the family; L. suff. -aceae, ending to denote a family; N.L. fem. pl. n. Haloplasmataceae, the Haloplasma family.
Valid publication: Validation List no. 124. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2008, 58, 2471-2472.
Effective publication: ANTUNES (A.), RAINEY (F.A.), WANNER (G.), TABORDA (M.), PÄTZOLD (J.), NOBRE (M.F.), DA COSTA (M.S.) and 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.
Validation List no. 124 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online