Acetohalobium

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Acetohalobium
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Clostridia
Order: Halanaerobiales
Family: Halobacteroidaceae
Genus: Acetohalobium
Type species
A. arabaticum

Acetohalobium is a genus in the phylum Firmicutes (Bacteria).[1]

Etymology[edit]

The name Acetohalobium derives from: Latin acetum, vinegar; Greek noun halos (ἁλός), salt; Greek bios (βίος), life; giving Acetohalobium, acetate-producing organism living in salt.[2]

Species[edit]

The genus contains a single species,[2] namely A. arabaticum ( Zhilina and Zavarzin 1990), type species of the genus; Latin arabaticum, from Arabat, a peninsula between the Sea of Azov and Sivash.[3]

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